Leytenant Vasiliy Andreyevich Belous
1918 – 17 August 1941
Vasiliy Belous was born in 1918.
Mladshiy leytenant Belous took part in the Soviet-Finnish Winter War as a pilot in 38 IAP between December 1939 and March 1940, flying Polikarpov I-153s.
On 22 February 1941, Belous was decorated with the Order of the Red Banner.
When Germany invaded the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941, leytenant Belous still served in 38 IAP, flying I-153.
The regiment was operating on the North-Western Front.
On 25 July, Belous was decorated with a second Order of the Red Banner.
Belous didn’t return from a combat mission on 17 August 1941.
At the time of his death, Belous was credited with 3 biplane victories.
|Kill no.||Date||Time||Number||Type||Result||Plane type||Serial no.||Locality||Unit|
|1||11/07/41||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||I-153||North-Western Front||38 IAP|
|2||17/07/41||1||Bf 110||Destroyed||I-153||North-Western Front||38 IAP|
|3||08/08/41||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||I-153||North-Western Front||38 IAP|
Biplane victories: 3 destroyed.
TOTAL: 3 destroyed.
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