Kapitan Leon Mihailovich Sarkisian
Leon Sarkisian was born in 1915.
From July 1942, Leitenant Sarkisian served in 483 IAP, flying Polikarpov I-153s.
He left 483 IAP in May 1943 and in August the same year, he was posted to 484 IAP. With this unit he flew Yak-1s and Yak-9Ds.
He took part in the war against Japan in the autumn of 1945 when he flew 14 sorties with Yak-9s in 356 IAP.
Sarkisian ended the war with 2 biplane victories and a total of 12.
These had been claimed during 189 combat missions and 47 air combats.
During his career he had been decorated with the Order of the Red Banner, the Order of Aleksandr Nevskii, Order of the Patriotic War 1st Class and the Order of the Red Star..
|Kill no.||Date||Time||Number||Type||Result||Plane type||Serial no.||Locality||Unit|
|1||22/07/42||1||Bf 110||Destroyed||Polikarpov I-153||NW Salsk||483 IAP|
|2||28/07/42||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||Polikarpov I-153||Kamarovskaya||483 IAP|
|3||08/08/43||1||Ju 88||Destroyed||Yak-1||Elnya area||484 IAP|
|4||13/08/43||1||Bf 110||Destroyed||Yak-1||Elnya area||484 IAP|
|5||21/08/43||1||FW 190||Destroyed||Yak-1||Elnya area||484 IAP|
|6||31/08/43||1||He 111||Destroyed||Yak-1||Elnya area||484 IAP|
|7||04/09/43||1||FW 190||Destroyed||Yak-1||Smolensk area||484 IAP|
|8||17/09/43||1||FW 190||Destroyed||Yak-1||Smolensk area||484 IAP|
|9||18/09/43||1||FW 190||Destroyed||Yak-1||Smolensk area||484 IAP|
|10||11/07/44||1||FW 190||Destroyed||Yak-1||Rudiyans||484 IAP|
|11||13/08/44||1||FW 190||Destroyed||Yak-9D||Likk||484 IAP|
|12||13/08/44||1||FW 190||Destroyed||Yak-9D||Borki||484 IAP|
Biplane victories: 2 destroyed.
TOTAL: 12 destroyed.
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