The Soviet pilot, Senior Lieutenant Nikolai Fedorovich Kuznetsov (1916-2000), the future Knight of the Order of Alexander Nevsky, celebrates his victory in an air battle against the backdrop of a P-40K fighter.
By the end of the Second World War in Europe, Nikolai Fedorovich Kuznetsov produced 252 sorties, personally shot down 25 and in the group 12 more enemy aircraft. Hero of the Soviet Union (1943). Took part in the Victory Parade.
Place of photo: Soviet Union