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February 17, 2022, 13:13


During the years of World War II, he made more than 250 sorties.

The opening ceremony of a memorial plaque to twice Hero of the Soviet Union, Aviation Major General Nikolai Chelnokov, took place in Moscow. It was installed on the building in which the veteran of the Great Patriotic War lived from 1950 to 1974, at the address: Novopeschanaya Street, Building 19, Building 3. The bronze memorial plaque with a portrait bas-relief of the hero and an inscription was made by sculptor Igor Burganov.

“The capital continues to honor the memory of the Heroes of the Soviet Union. Today a memorial plaque to Nikolai Vasilievich Chelnokov was opened. A person whose life was inextricably linked with aviation. During the Great Patriotic War, Nikolai Vasilyevich participated in various offensive aviation, in the battle for the Caucasus. In total, during the war years, he made more than 250 sorties. Now the memory of the hero is immortalized in the capital on Novopeschanaya Street,” said the head of the capital

Department of Cultural Heritage Alexey Emelyanov.

The memorial plaque was erected on the initiative of the interregional public organization “Club of Heroes of the Soviet Union, Heroes of the Russian Federation and Full Cavaliers of the Order of Glory of the City of Moscow and the Moscow Region.”

The opening ceremony was attended by representatives of the capital’s departments, veterans and public organizations, and residents of the district.

Recently installed a memorial plaque to the Hero of the Soviet Union fighter pilot Evgeny Pepelyaev on Green Avenue. A memorial plaque to the lieutenant general of aviation, a combat veteran, appeared at the Moscow House of Veterans Vyacheslav Mikhailov. The same memorial plaque was opened on Leningradsky Prospekt to the Hero of the Soviet Union Guards Colonel Ivan Sinister.

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