Hero of the Soviet Union, Captain Boris Safonov in the cockpit of the I-16 fighter

Captain Boris Safonov


Hero of the Soviet Union, commander of the 4th Squadron of the 72nd Combined Aviation Regiment of the Navy, Captain Boris Feofontovich Safonov in the cockpit of the I-16 fighter onboard number “11”.
In the photo the fighter of the senior lieutenant A. Kovalenko is the I-16 type 24 with the inscription “For Stalin!”.

 

 

Location: Vaenga, Murmansk region, USSR
Date: 1941

In : 1941

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