Mladishiy Leytenant I. L. Yukhimovich
In July 1941 Yukhimovich served in 29 IAP. This unit was at the time based in Belorussia and equipped with Polikarpov I-153s.
On 13 July he claimed a Bf 110 from I/ZG 26. The pilot of this aircraft, Hauptmann G. Lehmann parachuted but his gunner was killed.
He claimed a Ju 88 on 18 July 1941.
According to some sources this was 29 IAP’s first victory.
Yukhimovich ended the war with 2 biplane victories.
|Kill no.||Date||Time||Number||Type||Result||Plane type||Serial no.||Locality||Unit|
|1||13/07/41||1||Bf 110 (a)||Destroyed||I-153||29 IAP|
|2||18/07/41||1||Ju 88||Destroyed||I-153||29 IAP|
Biplane victories: 2 destroyed.
TOTAL: 2 destroyed.
(a) Hauptmann G. Lehmann of I/ZG 26 shot down. The pilot parachuted but his gunner was killed.
Germanskiye asy na vostochnom fronte 1 (1941-43) – Dmirtiy Khazanov kindly provided by Ondrej Repka
Stalin's Eagles - Hans D. Seidl, 1998 Schiffer Publishing, ISBN 0-7643-0476-3
Stalin's Falcons - Tomas Polak and Christhoper Shores, 1999 Grub Street, London, ISBN 1-902304-01-2
Additional information kindly provided by Ondrej Repka.