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'A pupil of the VVS of the Group of Soviet Forces in Germany, Deputy Squadron Commander and Pilot First Class
G.N. Yeliseyev achieved an incomparable feat on 28 November 1973: for the first time in the history of jet
powered aviation, he destroyed an enemy aircraft by using the ram-attack technique.'
Yeliseyev was decorated posthumously with the golden star of Hero of Soviet Union on 14 December 1973.
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