Major Aleksandr Sergeyevich Gubarev HSU
|05/11/41||Order of Lenin|
|12/03/42||Order of the Red Banner|
|06/09/45||Order of the Patriotic War, 1st Class||1st|
|30/04/47||Medal ”For Military Merit”|
|20/04/53||Order of the Red Star|
|11/03/85||Order of the Patriotic War, 1st Class||2nd|
Aleksandr Gubarev was born in 1916.
When Germany invaded the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941, leitenant Gubarev served in 12 IAP, which was operating on the South-Western Front and equipped with I-153s.
The regiment was withdrawn to the rear for retraining on 9 October.
Between October and January 1942, they retrained on LaGG-3s.
12 IAP was renamed to 486 IAP on 26 December 1941.
On 15 January they returned to combat operations on the Crimean Front.
Gubarev was nominated to the Gold Star of the Hero of the Soviet Union on 12 March 1942 but was awarded the Order of the Red Banner instead.
Gubarev was wounded on a combat mission on 2 May 1942 and hospitalised.
After recovery and from 16 July 1942, he worked as eskadrilya CO in 16 ZAP and head of courses for the commanders in 3 ZABR before returning to the front.
Between November 1944 and March 1945, he served in the HQ of 7 GIAD.
In March 1945, he was posted to 115 GIAP, where he remained until the end of the war.
Gubarev ended the war with 2 biplane victories.
These had been claimed during 230 combat missions.
|Kill no.||Date||Time||Number||Type||Result||Plane type||Serial no.||Locality||Unit|
|1||22/06/41||1||Ju 88||Destroyed||I-153||South-Western Front||12 IAP|
|14/08/41||1/?||Ju 87||Shared destroyed||I-153||South-Western Front||12 IAP|
|2||30/08/41||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||I-153||South-Western Front||12 IAP|
Biplane victories: 2 and 1 shared destroyed.
TOTAL: 2 and 1 shared destroyed.
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