Yak-3 fighters from the Normandie-Niemen regiment after the victory over Germany

Yak-3 fighter of the Normandie-Niemen regiment after the victory over Germany

Fighters Yak-3 from the regiment Normandie-Niemen in France after the defeat of Nazi Germany and the end of World War II in Europe (by plane painted Soviet insignia, but even through the paint emerges star right of the number 38).

After the war, 41 combat aircraft Yak-3, which had fought the French pilots of the Normandie-Niemen regiment, were donated to France.
June 20, 1945 French pilots on Yak-3 fighters returned to their homeland. Yak-3 fighter standing on French armament until 1956.

 

 

Time taken: 1945

In : 1945

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