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Mikhail Mikhailovich Badyuk
File:Бадюк Михаил Михайлович.jpg
Native name Михаил Михайлович Бадюк
Born 3 January 1920
Died 25 March 1993 (aged 73)
Place of birth Chuguevka, Primorsky Krai, Russian SFSR
Place of death Rostov-on-Don, Russia
Allegiance  Soviet Union
Service/branch Naval Aviation
Years of service 1939 — 1962
Rank Major
Unit 9th Guards Mine Torpedo Aviation Regiment
Battles/wars Eastern Front of World War II
Awards Hero of the Soviet Union
Order of Lenin Order of the Red Banner Order of the Patriotic War (1st class) Order of the Patriotic War (1st class)
Order of the Patriotic War (1st class) Order redstar rib.png Medal "For Courage" DefenceOfTheSovietTransarcticMedalRibbon.png
Medal "For the Victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945" 20 years of victory rib.png 30 years of victory rib.png 40 years of victory rib.png

Mikhail Badyuk was a Soviet aviator in the 9th Guards Mine Torpedo Aviation Regiment of the 5th Mine-Torpedo Air Division in the Northern Fleet’s aviation division during the Second World War. For his actions in the military, he was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on 22 February 1944.

Biography

Badyuk was born on 3 January 1920 in the village of Chuguevka in the Far Eastern Primorsky Krai to a Russian peasant family. After enlisting in the military in 1939 he was assigned to an aviation unit in the Pacific Fleet before being transferred to the Northern Fleet in 1942. In the Second World War he first served in the 2nd Guards Mixed Aviation Regiment and later the 9th Guards Mine Torpedo Aviation Regiment. He was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on 22 February 1944, having carried out the tasks of a radio operator, gunner, and pilot throughout the war.[1][2] After graduating from the Yeisk Military Aviation School in 1946 he was transferred to the Black Sea Fleet and served there until he was transferred to the 174th Guards Fighter Regiment of the Northern Fleet where he served from 1950 to 1951. He graduated from the Air Force Academy in 1955 and returned to the Arctic fleet as deputy chief of staff until he retired from the military in 1962 and remained in the reserve. After retiring he worked at the Institute of Agricultural Engineering in the city of Rostov-on-Don, where he passed away on 25 March 1993.[1][3]

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