Soviet fighter planes Yak-9D, 3rd squadron of the 6th GuiaIAP from the Air Force of the Black Sea Fleet.
Yak-9D fighter pilots:
No. 22 – Hero of the Soviet Union Mikhail Ivanovich Grib (17 personally shot down planes);
№ 31 – Voronov Vladimir Ivanovich;
№ 26 – Hero of the Soviet Union Belozerov Ivan Pavlovich (8 personally shot down aircraft in April 1944);
№ 30 – V. Akulov. (In this photo, his aircraft is not visible behind the aircraft number 26).
May 1944, the area of Sevastopol.
Place of the photo: Crimea, Sevastopol
Date of the photo: May 1944
Author: Evgeni Khaldei