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The legendary pilot-bomber Zhugan turned 100 years

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The hero of the Soviet Union, Nikolai Pavlovich Zhugan’s bomber pilot, is celebrating his centenary today. During the war, he made 310 sorties, retired in 1960 in the rank of Major General, reports Warspot.

The legendary pilot-bomber Zhugan turned 100 years


“Nikolai Zhugan was born on February 23, 1917 in the village of 1st Nikolaevka, Ananyevsky Uyezd, Kherson Province (now Shiryaevsky District, Odessa Region, Ukraine). In 1938, he graduated from a glider flight school in Kharkov and, after being drafted into the army, continued his studies at the Odessa Military aviation school of pilots ", - the article says.

During the war, he served as a pilot for the 93, and later for the 98 of the long-range bomber aviation regiment, participated in operations on the South-Western Front.



Zhugan was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union, was awarded 8-e orders and many medals.

During the war, his 4 times were shot down. One of these cases entered the Guinness book: “During a combat sortie, a bomber DB-3F (IL-4) was shot down from an anti-aircraft gun, after which he was attacked by two Messers and fell into a steep dive. Two arrows died, and the commander of the aircraft, Zhugan, ordered the navigator Ivan Chissov to jump out of the aircraft, after which he himself left the diving bomber. When the navigator fell, Chissov failed to open the parachute and, falling from a height of about 7000 m on the snow-covered slope of the ravine, remained alive. ”

Here is how it is written for the Guinness book:

«Drop without a parachute from the greatest height.
The greatest height from which someone was thrown out without a parachute and survived was 22 000 feet (6666 meters). It happened in January 1942, when Lieutenant I. M. Chissov (USSR) jumped out of IL-4, which was badly damaged. He hit the ground with a sliding blow on the slope of a snow-covered ravine and slid to the bottom. He suffered a pelvic fracture and severe spinal injury. ”


Currently, Nikolai Pavlovich lives in Krasnodar and is an honorary citizen of the city. He continues to engage in social activities, is a member of the regional Council of veterans.
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  1. marshes
    marshes 23 February 2017 19: 04
    +25
    Grandfather wish to live another 100 years! laughing Tremble relatives! laughing
    1. 210ox
      210ox 23 February 2017 19: 14
      +17
      Health and many years to live the Hero! And with his double Holidays! hi
      1. Arh
        Arh 23 February 2017 19: 29
        +12
        Congratulations to Nikolai Pavlovich Zhugan, Happy Birthday, Health! ! ! They are few left! ! !
        1. cniza
          cniza 23 February 2017 20: 04
          +10
          A low bow, good health and Happy Zhugan N.P.
    2. moskowit
      moskowit 23 February 2017 21: 59
      +6
      The deepest bow to you! Because we live and grandfathers already ...
      The combat fate and the combat path of Nikolai Pavlovich are very remarkable. You do not even need to read a biography for this. Just look at the order pads. Seven orders speak of courage. But the medals say a lot. Two for the defense ... of Odessa and Stalingrad ... Everyone realized that with heavy fighting Nikolai Pavlovich retreated to the Volga. Then they attacked! Then they smashed! This is indicated by the medals "for taking"! And look, my dear friends, how wide the geography of the exploits of a glorious pilot is. Medals "For Vienna", "For Keninsberg" and, as an epilogue to everything, "For Berlin" !!!
    3. Evil543
      Evil543 23 February 2017 22: 09
      0
      Immortality to the hero ...
    4. warriordima
      warriordima 25 February 2017 04: 26
      0
      To make nails from these people was not stronger in the world of nails!
      Health and all the best.
  2. Monos
    Monos 23 February 2017 19: 10
    +9
    Be healthy and happy with your grandchildren, Warrior! Congratulations!
    1. bouncyhunter
      bouncyhunter 23 February 2017 19: 19
      +11
      Quote: Monos
      Be healthy and happy with your grandchildren, Warrior! Congratulations!

      The old guard is still holding on! Good health to the Hero and the Warrior! good soldier
      1. MPK105
        MPK105 23 February 2017 19: 47
        +11
        Wow, so-100 .......... Although they are strong aunts-aunts of my late husband-91, a tanker, he fought with the Germans and Japanese, alive and well.
  3. Thunderbolt
    Thunderbolt 23 February 2017 19: 20
    +9
    During a combat mission, a DB-3F (Il-4) bomber was shot down from an anti-aircraft gun

    1. marshes
      marshes 23 February 2017 19: 46
      +7
      My relative started shooting at Pe-2, then he flew off the A-20 before the end of the war in Boston. Four years ago, he fell under the Meren, the Germans got it, after 10 years it was the same under a hundred.
      My grandfather was 8 years old, and then in 1982 he reached out with one kidney, he gave the second Belarus in 44. smile
      1. Thunderbolt
        Thunderbolt 23 February 2017 20: 10
        +5
        And I had one grandfather, a sailor, they were transported across the Volga and the ship was smashed and the materiel drowned, and he escaped because he sailed very well. The most interesting thing is that the ship smashed closer to the rear shore, and he sailed to the burning Stalingrad. I asked him why , and he said that he received the task of forcing the river, not a river walk. He told me everything in detail, I am very grateful to him for that. Yes ... In general, I had 3 grandfathers and this happens (and also war this is the fault, because I have never seen one. And my father (his son) never saw him. He was just born in the 42nd and never saw him. Yes ...)
        1. marshes
          marshes 23 February 2017 20: 35
          +2
          Quote: Thunderbolt
          And I have one grandfather was a clerk

          In general, it’s interesting to talk with grandfathers.
          German wife, from the resettled. Her grandfather and grandmother received a medal of 49, supposedly for labor bravery. A silver medal for courage is similar to a block there colors are added, For them the medal of Victory over Germany in general ... But a little later, woman Marta received the order Labor red banner.
          This is what I was talking about, Germany was defeated but then bullied to the fullest, even in the everyday speech of the “fascists” they recalled.
          They respect the Kazakhs, they even use the language in Germany, but the Slavs gave a blunder.
          1. moskowit
            moskowit 23 February 2017 22: 15
            +3
            Quote: marshes
            Quote: Thunderbolt
            And I have one grandfather was a clerk

            In general, it’s interesting to talk with grandfathers.
            German wife, from the resettled. Her grandfather and grandmother received a medal in 49, supposedly for labor bravery. The silver medal for bravery looks like a block there in color.

            Around this is the medal "For Labor Valor." You must be proud. This is a worthy reward!
            1. marshes
              marshes 23 February 2017 22: 35
              +3
              Quote: moskowit
              Around this is the medal "For Labor Valor." You must be proud. This is a worthy reward!

              Well, this is my wife should be proud of and her sisters living in Germany and in the USA. laughing
              And I have a grandfather’s iconostasis, plus a father’s one, they squeezed the 2nd degree service order upon retirement, for that they took a Muscovite 412 out of turn, an Afghan may give him a Red Star. No matter how he participated in interesting operations, they were awarded in the flesh before the Battle of the Red Banner .... I can only boast myself for my long service, in the Kazakh version. smile
        2. bubalik
          bubalik 23 February 2017 21: 12
          +3
          ,,,, the grandfather of the whole war was past with 24.06 ,, / THREE times I went out from the encirclement, I had the main weapons and documents with me ,,, horses only need to eat,, like this what
          1. marshes
            marshes 23 February 2017 21: 29
            +1
            Quote: bubalik
            ,, horses only need to eat liver

            There are solid toxins, especially in cavalry horses.
            Mutants laughing
            1. bubalik
              bubalik 23 February 2017 21: 39
              +1
              ,,, he told, a friend was a Kazakh, so he talked about the liver, the horses fell for several days,, the Order of the Red Star on the heroism of the people found his grandfather hi,, xnumx army request
              1. marshes
                marshes 23 February 2017 21: 47
                +1
                Quote: bubalik
                ,,, he told, a friend was a Kazakh, so he talked about the liver, the horses fell for several days,, the Order of the Red Star on the heroism of the people found his grandfather

                Riding horses, dull meat is not edible.
                Those that we eat, separate grazing and feeding.
                The right meat of a horse, or rather it can be completely sausage-Shuzhuk, Kazi, let go, treats delicacies. At the moment, the most expensive meat, above only marbled beef.
                1. bubalik
                  bubalik 23 February 2017 21: 55
                  0
                  ,,, kidding ,,, wink http://podvignaroda.ru/?#id=34
                  404854 & tab = navDetailManAward ,, what people were soldier
                  1. marshes
                    marshes 23 February 2017 22: 03
                    0
                    Quote: bubalik
                    ,,, kidding ,,,

                    Why? Really.Putin 27 will stay with us, he will taste Kazy from white mares.
                    Although it’s clear that you shouldn’t go to Shymbulak. What will he talk with the Pope about if he talks almost daily. laughing
                2. bubalik
                  bubalik 23 February 2017 21: 59
                  +1
                  ,,, from the environment, there the horses are already a week, or even more, ,,
                  1. marshes
                    marshes 23 February 2017 22: 10
                    +1
                    Quote: bubalik
                    ,,, from the environment, there the horses are already a week, or even more, ,,

                    A walking corpse, if it were a Kazakh, then it was not recommended to eat viscera, only meat.
                    A little salt and a bit of weathering can be eaten raw.
                    1. bubalik
                      bubalik 23 February 2017 22: 13
                      +1
                      ,, they raw and ate ,,, all with the words ,, Kamarad lives near, ,, I am in Samara ,, drinks
                      1. marshes
                        marshes 23 February 2017 22: 19
                        +1
                        Quote: bubalik
                        , they are raw and ate ,,, all with the words ,, Kamarad lives not far away ,, I am in Samara ,,

                        That there are many Kazakhs in the neighborhood? Yes, they are in the Orengbourg and Samara regions. And most of them are in the structures of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. laughing Kazakh without a folder, not Kazakh. laughing
  4. Banishing liberoids
    Banishing liberoids 23 February 2017 19: 22
    +3
    May God give him health, and live to see great-great-great-great-great-grandchildren! Happy holiday, dear Nikolai Pavlovich! drinks
  5. san4es
    san4es 23 February 2017 19: 40
    +11
    Battle Grandfather good The navigator I. Chissov was a falcon in general, he jumped at the right moment - surely his Angels slowed down in a jump .. hi
  6. Zubr
    Zubr 23 February 2017 19: 47
    +3
    Well, grandfather, he was born in a shirt! ... smile Long life to you and success in raising young people. It is necessary to protect our veterans. Their soul is bright and pure thoughts.
  7. dima-fesko
    dima-fesko 23 February 2017 19: 50
    +2
    http://grodno24.com/assets/thumbs/images/2017/02/
    mig-29.jpg


    During the take-off of the Mig-29 aircraft at the Bobruisk airport, the engine caught fire.

    This was announced today, February 23, in the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus.

    Engine fire occurred today during scheduled flights. The military MiG-29 did not have time to fly into the air, as the engine crashed, but the pilot, together with the flight director, managed to correctly prevent the negative consequences. The pilot ejected, and the plane crashed within the airport.

    There were no casualties. An investigation into the causes of the fire is currently underway.
    1. marshes
      marshes 23 February 2017 19: 54
      +1
      Quote: dima-fesko
      http://grodno24.com/assets/thumbs/images/2017/02/
      mig-29.jpg
      During the take-off of the Mig-29 aircraft at the Bobruisk airport, the engine caught fire.
      This was announced today, February 23, in the press service of the Ministry of Defense of the Republic of Belarus.
      Engine fire occurred today during scheduled flights. The military MiG-29 did not have time to fly into the air, as the engine crashed, but the pilot, together with the flight director, managed to correctly prevent the negative consequences. The pilot ejected, and the plane crashed within the airport.
      There were no casualties. An investigation into the causes of the fire is currently underway.

      ShTSSSSS .... already on the next branch discussed.
    2. Olegovi4
      Olegovi4 23 February 2017 21: 41
      0
      Quote: dima-fesko
      During the take-off of the Mig-29 on Bobruisk

      Well, why is this here ?! Well, have a conscience then!
  8. cherkas.oe
    cherkas.oe 23 February 2017 19: 57
    +8
    My baht would also have turned 22 on March 100, only he died in the 92nd at the age of 75, there were 19 holes in the body, and survived by a miracle during the war. There is no other name, thanks to the old surgeon who, having snapped out two ribs, cleaned the spine from the side of the chest and took out a splinter from the vertebra and ribs. The wound was in the chest, fragmentation, one right through, one in the lung, left to death, the third in the vertebra, the fourth stuck in the rib, the surgeon also took it out. If it were not for the surgeon, still imperial hardening, I would not be smart here now.
  9. michajlo
    michajlo 23 February 2017 20: 37
    +2
    Such news and articles on this day are most pleasing!

    I join in the congratulations of all members of the forum dear Anniversary!

    I wish the aviator to serve his health and not junk yet
    many summers! drinks

    Michael.
  10. dedBoroded
    dedBoroded 23 February 2017 20: 43
    +3
    As one movie hero used to say, “Such things need to be cast iron monuments in train stations!”
  11. Nyrobsky
    Nyrobsky 23 February 2017 20: 56
    +3
    Well done veteran !!! God grant him longevity. Every year there are fewer of them, and the day will come when there will be no veterans at all. Three of my family did not return from the war — two grandfathers and an uncle. One was missing, the second was burned in a tank on Kursk, the third was buried in Kaliningrad (died April 12, 1945). Less than a month has not reached victory.
  12. P36M2
    P36M2 23 February 2017 21: 10
    +6
    May God grant you health, Nikolai Pavlovich! You are the golden link of generations; no other country in the world has such a thing.
    My grandfather died in 2009, spoke about the war and service after very little, sometimes said that it was scary (I was young, I was surprised to know my grandfather), I hardly wore any awards for the parade, but I died as well, even the commander of the district came I’ve seen the last way, I’ve already seen his 5 orders (I’m silent about medals), then I read about his exploits about the Feat of the People, and the fact that he won more than once in competitions for the best shooter in the North-Western Group of Forces .. .
  13. PValery53
    PValery53 23 February 2017 21: 15
    +2
    Honor and respect to the venerable veteran of the Great Patriotic War, Hero of the Soviet Union Nikolai Pavlovich Zhugan, healthy man and live in joy!
  14. sergei1975
    sergei1975 23 February 2017 21: 22
    +3
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, grandfather, be strong! Thank God that the veterans are still there.
  15. Olegovi4
    Olegovi4 23 February 2017 21: 39
    +2
    Health and love of the family!
  16. bubalik
    bubalik 23 February 2017 22: 25
    +1
    marshes,
    Kazakh without folder, not Kazakh

    ,,, et you just noticed laughing
    1. marshes
      marshes 23 February 2017 22: 43
      0
      Quote: bubalik
      ,,, et you just noticed

      This was bequeathed to the great Genghis Khan. laughing Yes, there is a picture about those who came for a tribute. laughing

      Hats, caps like our Khans, batyrs ...
  17. bubalik
    bubalik 23 February 2017 22: 36
    +1
    marshes,lot laughing
    1. marshes
      marshes 23 February 2017 23: 01
      +1
      Quote: bubalik
      swamps, a lot

      Not long ago, our Pope contemplated that you are Tomiris, the queen of the guns and the ancestor of part of the Kazakh clans, And Genghis Khan, you remember the same thing. You have to live the future. buried figs knows him.
      I then know my ancestors, and even in history there are graves as well as monuments. laughing
  18. family tree
    family tree 23 February 2017 23: 57
    +1
    Nefigase! No, long-range truck and transport, since the fighters do not shine, but 100 years, now, after that
    what
    1. marshes
      marshes 24 February 2017 00: 35
      +1
      Quote: perepilka
      Nefigase! No, long-range truck and transport, since the fighters do not shine, but 100 years, now, after that

      Here one more song must be recalled from the film Chronicle of the Dive Bomber.
      A cousin of his grandfather, he told a lot. This is not a grandfather, the infantry damn, he survived from 41 to 44 members of the platoon. The special NKVD brigade is ashamed, seriously.
      1. family tree
        family tree 24 February 2017 05: 50
        0
        Quote: marshes
        The special NKVD brigade, ashamed, seriously.

        belay In the sense? This one, the border guards, were also listed by the NKVD, and in the 41st they showed themselves to be the most combat-ready, and after the war someone picked their caches and scattered forest brothers in the tail and mane what
  19. Nikoha.2010
    Nikoha.2010 24 February 2017 00: 51
    +1
    Did not know. Rest in Peace Nikolay Pavlovich!
    1. V.ic
      V.ic 24 February 2017 05: 45
      +2
      (C) Hero of the Soviet Union, bomber pilot Nikolai Pavlovich Zhugan celebrates its centenary today.

      Quote: Nikoha.2010
      rip Nikolay Pavlovich!

      ... ??? Are you drunk or foolish?
    2. family tree
      family tree 24 February 2017 05: 57
      +2
      Quote: Nikoha.2010
      Rest in Peace Nikolay Pavlovich!

      This one, brother, get drunk with alcohol, since I wasn’t figs on a par with adults, I put a candle in the wrong place, I’d need it for health, damn it ... I’d say, but again the admin, il Natasha Rostova ... request recourse
      Continue drinks
  20. viktor.
    viktor. 24 February 2017 02: 01
    +2
    I wish you health Nikolay Pavlovich and a low bow hi drinks
  21. P36M2
    P36M2 24 February 2017 04: 57
    +1
    The soul rejoices in such news!
  22. Ferdinant
    Ferdinant 24 February 2017 08: 21
    +1
    The main thing is that my grandfather would be very tireless with congratulations, he certainly is unnecessary.
  23. Catherine II
    Catherine II 24 February 2017 12: 39
    +1
    Health to him and thanks! Defended my hometown in the sky.
  24. pvv113
    pvv113 24 February 2017 18: 56
    +1
    A worthy man, earned honor and respect. Here on such examples, you need to educate young people. No wonder his name is mentioned in the Anthem of Long-Range Aviation:
    In our pockets are tobacco crumbs
    And the stars that managed to collect at night
    Let us remember these clouds
    As Chkalov, Zhugan and Molodchesky remember!

    Health and all the best! Happy Birthday, Nikolai Pavlovich!
  25. German Titov
    German Titov 24 February 2017 22: 58
    +1
    Such People need to take an example! Proud of veterans! Grandfather - Handsome, Officer, Man !!! May God grant him health!
  26. Chaos
    Chaos 25 February 2017 19: 08
    0
    Life until retirement lived with dignity. Lived as he wanted. Not everyone is capable of this. I wish you health !