Photo of Soviet aviators on the background of the Pe-8 bomber No. 4202

Soviet aviators, Pe-8

Group photo of Soviet aviators on the background of the Pe-8 bomber No. 4202 after the end of World War II. November 1945.

Aviators in the picture, from left to right: Nikolai Fedorovich Petrov (aircraft technician), A.F. Shustov (assistant flight technician), I.E. Tishkov (radio operator), M.V. Vasiliev (air shooter). In the center is ship commander Major Mikhail Fedotovich Otkidach. The remaining Soviet aviators are unknown.
On the back of the photo there is an inscription: “To the combat commander of the aircraft, Otkidach, Mikhail Fedotovich, who had passed a difficult combat path with us from crew 4214.”

In : 1945

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