Born on September 25, 1922 in the village Tsingaly (now the Khanty-Mansiysk region. Tyumen region). Drafted into military service on August 13, 1941 by the Khanty-Mansiysk OVK. Military rank: junior lieutenant Position: pilot of the 203rd separate Aviation Tilsit Order of the Red Star communications squadron. After completing the courses, N.P. Pankovsky served as the commander of the bomber crew. Combat path: at the front since 1944 he served as a pilot, made 53 successful sorties, 35 of them for bombing enemy military installations and 18 sorties for combat reconnaissance. Participated in military operations on the Belorussian and Baltic fronts. Was shell-shocked. I met the victory at Königsberg. Demobilized in 1945. Awards: Order of the Red Star, Order of the Patriotic War, II degree; medals “For the capture of Konigsberg”, “For the victory over Germany in the Great Patriotic War of 1941-1945”, “For valiant labor. In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of V.I. Lenin ". In Khanty-Mansiysk N.P. Bankovsky lived since 1946. He worked as a literary worker, executive secretary of the district newspaper, director of a printing house. Work experience in the city for 30 years.