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Kravtsov


Kravtsov, Yuri Fedorovich (1924-1994) Russian officer. Lieutenant General, Chief of the Main Directorate for Space Units of the Ministry of Defence 1979-1980.

Entered military in 1942, served as a bomber pilot in World War II, participated on attacks on Berlin. Entered Zhukovskiy Academy, then assigned to Sixth Directorate VVS (transports). Then Third Directorate GURVOS space forces, Senior Officer of a Unit in January 1961, and increasingly responsible positions thereafter. Recipient of Lenin Prize in 1989.

Born: 1924.
Died: 1994.01.01.

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  • Pervov, Mikhail, Raketnoye Oruzhiye RVSN, Violanta, Moscow, 1999..

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