Marina Raskova

Marina Raskova

Birth
Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
Death 4 Jan 1943 (aged 30)
Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
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Memorial ID 14595020 · View Source
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World War II Soviet Russian Aviator. The first woman to become a navigator in the Soviet Air Force, she set numerous flight records in the 1930s flying Soviet military aircraft. Decorated with the "Hero of the Soviet Union" award prior to World War II, when the war started she used her influence to help form three separate all-female Soviet Air Force fighter regiments. She was in command of the 125th Guards Bomber Aviation Regiment when her aircraft crashed along the Volga River in April 1943.

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  • Originally Created by: billcarr
  • Added: 13 Jun 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 14595020
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marina Raskova (28 Mar 1912–4 Jan 1943), Find a Grave Memorial no. 14595020, citing Kremlin Wall Necropolis, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .