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