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Type: Monuments Date of Foundation: 1949 year Status: Regional value Baranovichi, Brest region

Belarusians piously revered memory twice hero of the Soviet Union with I.Gritsevets.
Sergey Ivanovich was born in 1909 in the village of Borovets Baranavichy district. In 1931 S. Gritsevets on Komsomol arrived in Omsk Pilot School In 1938 he fought against the fascists in Spain, the sky, for which he in 1939 was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.
The second time he was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union for heroism and courage during the rescue regiment commander VM Zabalueva, whose plane was shot down by Japanese samurai during the fighting on Khalkhin.
Sergey Gritsevets was the first hero of the Soviet Union twice and best ace of the world during the late 30s, shot down 42 aircraft.

September 16, 1939 S. I. Gritsevets killed while on duty.
Near the birthplace of SI Gritsevets, Baranovichi in the central park, a monument - a bronze bust of the 4-meter-high (sculptor - People's Artist of the Byelorussian SSR Azgur ZI).
Also in honor of Hero of the Soviet Union in Belarus in Minsk, the busts and the village Bolbasovo Orsha district, Vitebsk region - the place of death of the pilot. His name is given to streets in Baranovichi, Minsk and Moscow.

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Address Baranovichi, Brest region