German Wehrmacht’s soldier inspects the wreckage of a Soviet attack plane IL-2, which lie near the walls of the village houses. 1941-1942.
IL-2 (NATO codification: Bark) – a Soviet attack aircraft of the Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union, created in the Design Bureau-240 under the leadership of Sergei Vladimirovich Ilyushin. The most massive of combat aircraft in the history of world aviation, more than 36 thousand pieces were produced.
Photography Location: Khislavichi, Smolensk region