Soviet and American technicians consider the American magazine “Yank”

Soviet and American technicians consider the American magazine "Yank"

Soviet and American technicians consider the American magazine “Yank”. 169th Airbase of special purpose, airport Poltava, Ukraine.

The autumn of 1943, the US government asked Joseph Stalin allow heavy bombers of the US Air Force to fly over Soviet territory for the bombing in eastern Germany and the objectives in the Balkans, so they do not go back to England or Italy. In early 1944, the Soviet Union has allocated for this flight three fields in Ukraine in Poltava region: Poltava, Mirgorod and Piryatin (Poltava airfield complex, 169th Airbase of special purpose). Airfields were covered by Soviet air defense aircraft on airfields themselves everything was organized at the highest level.

Recording location: Poltava, Ukraine
Time taken: June 1944

 

 

Source: NATIONAL MUSEUM OF THE US AIR FORCE

In : 1944

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