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"...don't call me Junior!"
The title of this article is a nickname. This article is about a canonical subject that lacks a proper name, and is known only by its nickname or callsign. Please see the relevant discussion on the talk page or explanation in the article itself.
"Don't get clever, Boris, you don't know 'im!"
George McHale[src]

Disguised as American serviceman "Hoover", a Russian soldier accompanied his superiors, Colonels Antonin Dovchenko and Irina Spalko, to infiltrate Nevada's Hangar 51 in 1957.

History Edit

I 1957, Hoover helped his superiors, Antonin Dovchenko and Irina Spalko to infiltrate in Hangar 51 along their cautives During Indiana Jones' escape, Hoover and Mac drove at Jones' oncoming Dodge M-37 in their staff car; Mac warned the Russian not to get clever. Jones didn't swerve and the cars collided headfirst.

He was seen later in Doom Town along with Franklin and Lincoln, and sat in the back seat of the staff car. After discovering that Doom Town was in reality a fake town, Hoover and his comrades tried to escape in the staff car and left Jones to die, but it was too late. While Jones survived using a refrigerator of lead, Hoover was killed along his fellows when the atomic blast caught up to their vehicle.

Behind the scenesEdit

Hoover was played by the uncredited stuntman John Dixon in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

As an interest fact, and according to the insignia on his shirt, "Hoover" was pretending to be a Sergeant First Class. Another interest fact is that given that "Boris" was a name commonly associated in American culture for being Russian, it's more likely that "Boris" was just a quick nickname Mac thought up for him, than being his actual Russian name.



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