Yak-3 No. 24 fighter of Junior Lieutenant Jacques André of the Normandy-Neman regiment in flight

Yak-3 of Lieutenant Jacques André

Yak-3 number 24 fighter of Junior Lieutenant Jacques Andre of the “Normandie-Neman” regiment in flight.


These amateur photos were taken by a friend of Jacques Andre, the junior lieutenant of Roger Sauvage from the Yak-3 aircraft number 32.

Jacques André destroyed 16 enemy aircraft in aerial combat on the Soviet-German front. June 4, 1945 By decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, Andre Jacques was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.



Source of photo information:

  1. Air-Magazine №26 (French periodical edition)
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