The White Rose of Stalingrad

The White Rose of Stalingrad

Of all the major air forces that were engaged in the war, only the Red Air Force had units comprised specifically of women. Initially the Red Air Force maintained an all-male policy among its combat pilots. However, as the apparently invincible German juggernaut sliced through Soviet defenses, the Red Air Force began to rethink its ban on women. By October 1941, authorization was forthcoming for three ground attack regiments of women pilots. Among these women, Lidiya… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (February 20, 2013)

Collection: Osprey Publishing

Page count: 336 pages

Language: English


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