Aces of WWI - A.A. Kazakov
Russian ace with 20 victories
The Don Cossack, which gradually became a general of the Russian Liberation Army and an anti-communist from the political army of the Red Army.
S.P. Korolyov was a hundred years old. Big anniversary. There are various articles about it with minor or major errors. I have devoted myself to Korolyov with breaks for half a century, so I would like to put some things in perspective, albeit in a broader context.
Russian and Soviet aircraft designer, one of the fathers of civil aviation.
On Friday, November 2, 2007, the Russian presidency announced that Vladimir Putin had posthumously awarded the title of Russian hero George Kovalsky, the only Soviet intelligence officer who had infiltrated the Manhattan Project during World War II. All the other Soviet atomic spies were American, British and German communists. In this way, he declassified the illegal "Dmitry Delmar", about which Vladimir Lot wrote in 2002 in the book GRU i atomnaja bomba (GRU and the atomic bomb). Even five years ago, "Delmar" did not want to reveal his identity.
On Monday, November 12, 2007, the New York Times published details of the spy.
In Russia, they celebrated heavily the hundredth anniversary of the birth of Sergei Korolyov, the mysterious Chief Designer, the man under whose leadership the R-7 rocket, the first satellite and the first spacecraft were created. At the same time, his adoration and mythization continued. However, when we look at the biographies of other important personalities, we find that this is nothing new, it is actually the fate of every distinguished person.