Anatoly Karelin

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Anatoly Karelin
Personal details
Born Anatoly Mikhaylovich Karelin
Анатолий Михайлович Карелин

(1922-07-16)16 July 1922
Dalmatovo, Kurgan Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Died 3 January 1974(1974-01-03) (aged 51)
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Soviet
Political party Communist Party of the Soviet Union (Since 1953)
Profession Soldier
Awards Hero of the Soviet Union — 1953 Order of Lenin
Military service
Allegiance  Soviet Union
Service/branch Soviet Army
Years of service 1941–1970
Rank Major general (Since 1970)
Battles/wars Great Patriotic War,
Korean War

Anatoly Mikhaylovich Karelin was a MiG-15 pilot of the Soviet Union. He was a flying ace during the Korean War, with around 11 victories.[1] He was awarded Hero of the Soviet Union.[2]

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