Vypiska No 251 1988Excerpt on Personnel
from the order of the Deputy Minister of Defense of the USSR for Personnel, Moscow
26 November 1988
[stamp on page: 1 page, incoming No 3587, 2 Dec 1988]
MAKE changes and additions to points of orders of the Main Directorate of Personnel and the Main Directorate of Activation and Staffing of the Forces of the Red Army for officers, excluded from the lists of officers of the Armed Forces of the USSR as killed or missing during the Great Patriotic War:
6. To item 22 of the order of the Main Directorate of Personnel No. 01255 dated 16 September 1943 concerning the fate of LITVIAK L. V.
IT IS WRITTEN: She went missing without a trace on 1 August 1943.
IT SHOULD READ: Jr. Lieutenant Litviak Lidia Vladimirovna - flight commander of the 3rd Air Squadron 73 Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment.
Born in 1921, a native of Moscow.
She was killed on a combat mission Aug. 1, 1943.
Buried in mass grave No. 19 in the center of the village of Dmitrovka, Shakhterskii raion, Donetsk oblast.
Mother - LITVIAK Anna Vasil'evna lived in Moscow.
Basis: Petition of the Office of Air Force Personnel (Vx. [entry] No. 9874 - 1988).
Signed by DEPUTY MINISTER OF DEFENSE OF THE USSR FOR PERSONNEL General of the Army D. Sukhorukov
Confirmed: Head of 3 Department 4 Directorate GUK Colonel Bondarchuk (signed)
handwritten signatures at bottom dated 2 Dec 1988