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Filipp Aleksandrovich Agal’tsov

Filipp Agal’tsov, USSR Marshal of aviation.

Background

  • Agal’tsov, Filipp was born in 1900.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the MilitaryPolitical Academy, 1932.

    Career

    • Joined the Bolsheviks and the Red Army, 1919. Took part in the Civil War. Qualified as a pilot, 1934.

      Political officer in the air force. Sent to Spain during the Civil War, 1936-1939. Air force regiment commander, 1941.

      Head of the Air Force School in Tambov, 1941-1943. Deputy Commander of the Air Force, 1949-1962. Commander of Soviet strategic air force (long range bombers), 1962.
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    Born 1900
    Died 1980
    (aged 80)
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