Podpolkovnik Pavel Borisovich Dankevich
1918 – 28 May 1988
|08/04/40||Order of the Red Star||1st|
|27/07/43||Order of the Red Banner||1st|
|08/04/44||Order of the Patriotic War, 1st Class||1st|
|28/10/44||Order of the Red Banner||2nd|
|06/05/45||Order of Suvorov, 3rd Class|
|06/05/45||Medal ”For Military Merit”|
|15/05/46||Order of Lenin||1st|
|17/05/51||Order of the Red Star||2nd|
|30/12/56||Order of the Red Banner||3rd|
|06/03/63||Order of Lenin||2nd|
|11/03/85||Order of the Patriotic War, 1st Class||2nd|
Pavel Dankevich was born in 1918.
He graduated from Voroshilovgradskaya flight school in 1936.
Leitenant Dankevich took part in the Soviet-Finnish Winter War in 1939-1940 where he served in 42 DBAP flying DB-3s.
In December 1941, starshiy leitenant Dankevich was posted to 347 IAP, which was equipped with Polikarpov I-153s.
Dankevich was to remain in this unit throughout the war.
Dankevich became CO of 347 IAP on 6 July 1943.
Dankevich ended the war with 1 shared biplane victory and a total of 6.
These had been claimed during 317 combat missions (as of 4 April 1945).
Dankevich left the command of 347 IAP on 31 December 1945.
He passed away on 28 May 1988.
|Kill no.||Date||Time||Number||Type||Result||Plane type||Serial no.||Locality||Unit|
|07/08/42||1/2||Bf 109||Shared destroyed||I-153||Kurgannaya airfield||347 IAP|
|1||06/06/43||1||FW 190||Destroyed||Yak-9||Ol'khovatka||347 IAP|
|2||05/07/43||1||FW 190||Destroyed||Yak-9||E Ol'khovatka||347 IAP|
|3||05/07/43||1||FW 190||Destroyed||Yak-9||SE Maloarkhangel'sk||347 IAP|
|4||07/07/43||1||FW 190||Destroyed||Yak-9||N Samodurovka||347 IAP|
|5||22/03/45||1||FW 190||Destroyed||Yak-9U||N Malnov||347 IAP|
|6||16/04/45||1||FW 190||Destroyed||Yak-9U||Seelow||347 IAP|
Biplane victories: 1 shared destroyed.
TOTAL: 6 and 1 shared destroyed.
All aces of Stalin 1936-1953 – Mikhail Bykov, 2014
Soviet Aces 1936-1953
Soviet Fighter Pilots 1936-1953 - Mikhail Bykov