The wreckage of the Soviet Pe-2 dive bomber after a forced landing on an unequipped ground. Germany, 1945.
Pe-2 (in the Soviet Union – the nickname “Peshka”, according to NATO classification: “Buck”) – Soviet dive bomber of the Second World War. The most massive dive bomber produced by the USSR. In the Air Force Finland received an informal nickname Pekka-Eemeli: Pekka-Emelya (Pekka – own name, analogue of the Russian “Peter”).