Yak-3 fighter of the Normandie-Niemen regiment and American mechanic

Yak-3


Fighter Yak-3 of the Normandie-Niemen regiment before the flight to France. American mechanic inspects the cockpit. The airfield on the outskirts of Stuttgart, in June 1945.

After World War II, 41 combat aircraft Yak-3, which had fought the French pilots of the Normandie-Niemen regiment, was donated to the French.
June 20, 1945 French pilots on Yak-3 fighter returned to their homeland. These Yak-3 fighter standing on French armament until 1956.

 

 

Time taken: 20 June 1945

In : 1945

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