Pyotr Pokryshev

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Pyotr Afanasyevich Pokryshev (Russian: Пётр Афана́сьевич Покры́шев; 24 August 1914-22 August 1967) was an aviation commander of the Soviet Army and flying ace during the Great Patriotic War, twice Hero of the Soviet Union and recipient of several other awards.[1]


  1. Hero of the Soviet Union medal.png  Pyotr Pokryshev at the "Герои страны" ("Heroes of the Country") website (Russian)

ru:Покрышев, Пётр Афанасьевич