La-5/7 vs Fw 190

La-5/7 vs Fw 190

Soviet fighter aviation suffered terribly at the hands of the Jagdwaffe in the first year of the war in the east and, with the arrival of JG 51 and its Fw 190s on the Stalingrad Front in September 1942, things only got worse. However, help was on its way in the form of the La-5. Tougher, faster, and with a greater rate of climb than its predecessors, most were flow by a new generation of better-trained pilots led by combat veterans. These new fighters soon found… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (September 20, 2011)

Collection: Osprey Publishing

Page count: 80 pages

Language: English


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