Senior Lieutenant, Participant of World War II, The Hero of the Soviet Union (August 18, 1945)
He was born on November 29, 1917 (December 12) in Tashkent. He was Uzbek. In 1934 he graduated from the 3rd year of the Faculty of Labor of the Central Asian State University (Tashkent). He worked at the Tashkent Textile Factory as an assistant weaver.
He served in the Red Army from August 1937. In 1939 he graduated from the Volsk Military Aviation Technical School.
Until 1941 he was an aircraft technician at the Lipetsk Higher Aviation Improvement Course.
In 1942 he graduated from the 6th Military Aviation School (Voronezh) and in 1943 from the Balashov Military Aviation School. He served in the 5th Reserve Aviation Regiment.
From January 1944 to May 1945, he was a pilot, senior pilot, and unit commander in the 233rd Assault Aviation Division of the 62nd Assault Aviation Regiment. He fought on the Western and the 2nd Belorussian fronts. He carried out more than 100 combat sorties on the assault aircraft of the Il-2 and destroyed 10 enemy tanks, 69 vehicles, 2 carriage vehicles and inflicted heavy damage on its living forces.
By the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR of August 18, 1945, “For exemplary performance of combat duties, courage and heroism in the fight against Nazi invaders on the front”, Senior Lieutenant Ishankulov Abdusattar was awarded the title of “The Hero of the Soviet Union”.
He lived in Lyubertsy, Moscow Region, and then returned to Tashkent. He died on December 2, 1997.