The Ace pilots and the P-39 Airacobra fighter from the 9th Guards Air Division

Ace pilots

The Ace pilots from the 9th Guards Air Division against the backdrop of Bell P-39 Airacobra fighter of Grigory Rechkalov.
From left to right: Alexander Fyodorovich Klubov (twice Hero of the Soviet Union, shot down 31 planes personally, 19 in a group), Grigory Andreevich Rechkalov (twice Hero, shot 56 planes personally and 6 in a group), Andrei Ivanovich Trud (Hero of the Soviet Union, 25 planes personally shot down and 1 in the group) and the commander of the 16th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment Boris Borisovich Glinka (Hero of the Soviet Union, shot down 30 aircraft personally and 1 in the group).

 

 

Date: June 1944

In : 1944

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