Starshii Leitenant Mikhail Petrovich Ivanov
Mikhail Ivanov was born in 1918.
In June 1941, Ivanov served in 153 IAP, flying Polikarpov I-153s.
153 IAP was later re-equipped with Bell P-39 Airacobras.
The 153 IAP (CO Sergei Mironov) arrived at Voronezh airfield on 29 June 1942. It began combat operations without any delay, on 30 June 1942.
During the day, Ivanov claimed two Bf 109s destroyed.
On 6 August 1942, Kapitan Sergei Mironov and Starshii Leitenant Ivanov claimed a shared MC.200 over Pokletnoe together with two other pilots.
153 IAP became 28 GIAP on 21 November 1942.
On 29 December 1942, he failed to return from a combat mission.
At the time of his death, Ivanov was credited with 1 biplane victory and a total of 8.
During the war, he had been decorated with the Order of the Red Banner (twice).
|Kill no.||Date||Time||Number||Type||Result||Plane type||Serial no.||Locality||Unit|
|1||01/12/41||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||I-153||Leningrad front||153 IAP|
|2||30/06/42||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||Airacobra||from Voronezh airfield||153 IAP|
|3||30/06/42||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||Airacobra||from Voronezh airfield||153 IAP|
|4||04/07/42||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||Airacobra||153 IAP|
|5||28/07/42||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||Airacobra||SW Voronezh||153 IAP|
|28/07/42||1/2||Bf 109||Shared destroyed||Airacobra||153 IAP|
|06/08/42||1/4||Enemy aircraft||Shared destroyed||Airacobra||153 IAP|
|6||09/08/42||1||Hs 126||Destroyed||Airacobra||153 IAP|
|7||09/08/42||1||Enemy aircraft||Destroyed||Airacobra||153 IAP|
|8||21/08/42||1||Ju 88||Destroyed||Airacobra||153 IAP|
Biplane victories: 1 destroyed.
TOTAL: 8 and 2 shared destroyed.
All aces of Stalin 1936–1953 – Mikhail Bykov, 2014
Soviet Aces 1936-1953