Bomber Pilot on the Eastern Front

307 Missions Behind Enemy Lines

Vasily Reshetnikov

 
Date Published :
September 2008
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Series :
The Red Air Force at War
Illustration :
30 illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Hardback
ISBN : 9781844156603
Pages : 224
Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
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Overview
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Soviet bombers played a vital role in defeating the Germans on the Eastern Front, yet their contribution is often forgotten. This graphic memoir should help to set the record straight. The author, a leading Soviet bomber pilot who flew throughout the conflict, tells his story from the desperate days of the German assault in 1941 to the point where Germany was invaded and the Nazis were destroyed. He gives a vivid account of his experiences during over 300 bombing missions in the dangerous skies over Russia, the Ukraine, Poland and Germany. His story is compelling reading.

About The Author
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Vasily Reshetnikov is an author and historian.

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