Grigory Ges. Biography. Fighting. Awards. Ranks. A photo.
Born Grigory Ges in 1916 7 year in April in the village of Vasilyevka, in a family of factory workers. After graduating from high school he worked as an accountant at the club. September 1937, began service in the Soviet Army. He studied there in the school junior aviation specialists. After graduating in 1941 year Bataisk military aviation school, he worked as an instructor pilot.
Since October 1944 years - in WWII. He flew more sorties 20, 20 spent about air combat and shot down a German aircraft 5.
After the war, he continued to serve in the Air Force. By participating in the Korean conflict, 1950-53 years, captain Ges commander Squadron 1-176-ended th Regiment commited 120 sorties in the aerial battles over Korea 9 destroyed American aircraft. One day, after one of the fights of captain Ges reported to the leadership that brought down in combat once an American plane.
According to him, the fire was a short distance, and American pilot car exploded in the air. This was confirmed by other pilots who participated in air combat. However, the film is charged in fotopulemet who worked in sync with the guns could not be evidence of effectiveness in conducting attacks. This battle took place in a very large range of heights, glass fotopulemeta heavily misted in a dive, and the picture turned out completely blurred.
Command was put in a very difficult position. There could decide to report to higher headquarters about the fact of the destruction of the aircraft, but fully believed Gesyu and his comrades. These doubts are dispelled airport mechanic who performed the post-flight inspection of the iron bird. Wing "MiG" Ges "brought back" part of the tape machine gun "Colt-Browning." Which was set to blow up a US plane in the air.
10 1951 October of Ges was promoted to the rank of the Hero of the country, presented the award at home. On his return Ges continued service in the Air Force. In 1957 year Major Ges left in stock. I lived in Elektrostal (Moscow Region). He was awarded for showing the merits of the Order of the Red Star (three times) and Lenin (twice). He died in January 7 1968 years.
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