WWII veteran Baizulla Akizhanov dies aged 92

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ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Veteran of the Great Patriotic War and military pilot Baizulla Akizhanov passed away aged 92 in Almaty city on Sunday (January 18).

Akizhanov was born on 6 February 1923 in Kurkol aul in Pavlodar region. He joined the Soviet forces back in 1944 to fight against Nazi Germany. The renowned pilot was honored with several medals and awards for his heroic deeds throughout the years of war. Akizhanov will be laid to rest on January 21 in Almaty city.

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