Please meet Sr. Leutenant of airforce Chufarov Anatoly Vasilevich, born 1923, a squadron leader (3 aircraft) of 237th ShAP (assault air regiment) of 305th ShAD (assult air division). In service since June 1941. In active service since September 1943 on the South-Western front and 3rd Ukrainian front.
The heros signature is on the second page of the register card.
Short and specific description of the acheivement:
- "Recomended for the state award Order of Red Banner for 23 successful missions on IL-2 assult aircraft. Participating in the fighting on Soth-Western front and later on 3rd Ukrainian front since September 1943, Sr. Lt. Chufarov showed remarkable qualities as combat pilot, bravery, courage, and boundless loyalty to Socialist Motherland. Excelently piloting IL-2 aircraft and skillfully using its weapon systems, punishes enemy with full force. All combat missions executes perfectly. Just during the last 23 missions personally destroyed 17 trucks with cargo, 4 tanks, 2 self-propelled guns, 12 horse carriages, suppressed 3 AA positions, destroyed military depot, despersed and destroyed up to 2 companies of facists. In total flew 54 combat missions up to date. Worthy of the state award Order of Red Banner.
30 May 1944. Commander of 237 ShAP Lt. Colonel Shelamov"