Stepan Naumenko. Biography. Fighting. Ranks. A photo.
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Stepan Naumenko. Biography. Fighting. Ranks. A photo.

Stepan Naumenko. Biography. Fighting. Ranks. A photo.

Born in the town of Zlynka (Ukraine), in 1920. He graduated from the school of 9 classes, worked in the Odessa labor colony as a turner. In the army with 1937 year. Studied at Leningrad Aviation Technical School.

At the front on a 1941 1942 1942 At the end of the year Naumenko graduated from high school initial training of pilots, in 1944 year - Birsk Military Pilot School. Stepan served in 300-m air regiment, was engaged by distillation aircraft from the rear to the front.

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After the war, Stepan remained to serve in the Air Force. He participated in the Korean conflict. On the first day of combat operations - the year 4.12.1950, 29-pilots of regiment made 36 missions and engage in twice. Initially distinguished quartet of captain Vvedensky, Interception reconnaissance RB-45A Aneyu in the area and his shot down after several attacks. Then the quartet "MiG" Captain Naumenko clashed with 2-mja F-80, Stepan was able to get close to American aircraft and successive attacks, both knock down.

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6.12.1950 29, the pilots-th Regiment spent more 2 battle, achieving much success. Under the command of Naumenko six "MiG" was hovering over 5 29-bombers, and, after the attack 2, 3 of them was able to knock down. The team leader was able to chalk up one of the "fortress".

Pilots 29-th RegimentThey returned home in February 1951 years. For 2 months of combat activities they can carry out combat missions 58, 27 took part in air battles and together 37 downed US aircraft. The median regiment combat effectiveness was 18,5 wins each month. What is much higher than the results of other Soviet regiments who fought in Korea.

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On account Naumenko, by that time there were about 70 missions, fights and 10 11 downed American aircraft - 5 of them, he knocked himself and another group with 5. Major Naumenko was awarded in May of 1951 the title of Hero of the country.

Upon his return home Stepan continued to serve in the Air Force. With 1961, being in the rank of colonel, Naumenko went to the reserve. He lived near Moscow, in the city of Podolsk.

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