Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2

Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2

Following the destruction wrought on the Red Army Air Forces during the first days of Operation Barbarossa in June 1941, the Soviet Union found itself desperately short of fighter aircraft. Premier Josef Stalin duly appealed directly to Prime Minister Winston Churchill for replacement aircraft, and in late 1941 the British delivered the first of 3360 Hurricanes that would be supplied to the Soviet Union under the Lend-Lease agreement. Specifically requested by the… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (August 20, 2012)

Collection: Osprey Publishing

Page count: 96 pages

Language: English


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