This photo album is devoted to the Soviet aviation 1941-1945. Check out the aircrafts used to defend the USSR and other countries from the Nazi enemy.
Aircraft mechanics of the Leningrad front are preparing the bomber for a new flight, 1941.
Moscow citizens are staring at the German aircraft crashed over the city, 1941.
Air unit commander Korolev (to the left) is congratulating captain Savkin with a successfully fulfilled combat task. Leningrad, 1942.
Soldiers are attacking the Germans who occupied the copse. To the fore are fragments of the destroyed German plane. 1943. Leningrad front.
Combat aircrafts assembly at one of the defense plants of Moscow.
Ivanovo region. Soviet professor is inspecting combat vehicles assembled for the money of local workers. October 7th, 1944.
In one of the aircraft factories, 1943. The place is unknown.
In the aircraft assembly shop, March, 1943, the place is unknown.
The plane is being bombed up at the factory №18 named after Voroshilov, 1942.
Participant of the All-Union socialistic competition, student of the school of arts, A. Fedchenkova is finishing the armoured glass of the pilot’s cabin, 1942.
Aerologist of the Tbilisi airport, February 2nd, 1945.
Group of military men at the aircraft, 1941. The place is unknown.
“From the Maly Theater to the Front”.
The plane built at the expense of the State Academic Maly Theater before its sending to the front, June 1944. Moscow.
State Jazz Orchestra artists are inspecting the fighter “Funny Guys” bought for their money. 1944, Moscow.
Soviet artist Leonid Utesov is delivering his speech standing on the plane, 1944. Moscow.
Squadron of fighters built at the expense of workers of the Gorky region, 1944.
Fighter YAK-9 built at the expense of a farmer whose surname was Golovatiy. 1944. The place is unknown.
Squadron leader and F. Golovatiy at another aircraft bought for the money of the farmer and given to the Soviet pilot. June, 1944. The place is unknown.
Squadron leader Eremin in the aircraft built at the expense of Golovatiy. January, 1943. Front of Stalingrad.
People from the Yaroslavl region are transferring the Soviet pilots the squadron of aircrafts built for the money collected by the young people of the region, 1942.
Member of the collective farm A. M. Sarskov and hero of the Soviet Union, major F. N. Orlov are standing at the plane built at the expense of Sarskov. July 10th, 1944.
The plane built at the expense of Kiev’s workers, September, 13, 1944.
Hero of the Soviet Union Shevchenko is thanking a member of the collective farm of the Ivanovo region for the aircrafts built at the expense of the local workers. October 10, 1944.
Pilot of attack aviation thanks the women for the plane built at their expense. June 3, 1944.
Squadron of the planes built at the expense of Chapaevsk citizens and given to the Belorussian front. September 12, 1944.
Planes of the squadron “Moscow” built at the expense of workers of the Kiev district of Moscow. October 16, 1944. Moscow.
Fighters built for the money collected by Novosibirsk Komsomol members. 1942.
Fighters built for the money collected by youngsters of the Khabarovsk Territory. 1942.
The military men are inspecting the aircrafts built at the expense of Znamensk workers, 1944.
Hero of the Soviet Union, captain Kozhedub in the cabin of the plane built at the expense of a collective farm member Konev. June, 1944.
Collective farm member Shumkova is talking to lieutenant Sobolev at the plane built at her expense. 1943.
Ammunition loading for sending to the front, March, 1943.
Ammunition loading at the airfield. Romania 1944.
Transport aircraft has delivered ammunition to the front, April 29, 1944.
Fighter pilots are reading the military newspaper, July, 1941.
Loading of propaganda leaflets for German people into the plane, 1942. Western front.
Loading of propaganda leaflets into the plane. 1942, Western front.
Military commanders at the airfield of Sevastopol, 1942.
Assigning the task to the fighter pilots, Sevastopol, 1942.
The fighter pilotis telling his friends about his combat experience in the air, August, 1942. Northern front.
Explaining the course of a combat flight, 1943, Northern Fleet.
At the destroyed long-range aircraft Il-4.1941.
German fighter “Messerschmidt” after the emergency landing. 1942.
American aircraft in service of the Northern Fleet. 1942.
Bombers of the navy aviation at the airfield, October 1942. Northern fleet.
Fixing the torpedo, 1943, Northern Fleet.
Coming back from the combat flight, June 1943, Northern Fleet.
“Hurricane” fighters, 1942.
Commander of the torpedo aircraft that sank five vehicles of the enemy with the crew. 1943. Northern Fleet.
Soviet pilot is learning to fly on the English fighter “Hurricane”, 1941. Northern Fleet.
English pilot who was fighting in the Northern Fleet near his aircraft, 1941.
Soviet captain is explaining the course of the combat flight to the pilots of “Fighting France” (Squadron “Normandie-Niemen”), 1942.
French pilots of “Fighting France” are leaving the airfield after the combat mission, 1943.
Soviet major is talking to the pilots of Fighting France “Normandie” who act on the side of Red Army, 1943.
Pilots of “Normandie” are developing the plan of a new flight, 1945.
The crew of the American bomber “flying fortress” upon arrival from the combat mission flight with Soviet pilots, 1944.
Soviet pilots – order bearers at the airfield, 1943. Orel region.
Destroyed liaison aircraft U-2, July 6, 1943.
Soviet attack planes over Berlin, 1945.
One of the ten gliders captured by Yugoslavian partisans at the German airfield not far from Belgrade, 1944.
Meeting at one of the airfields under Berlin before sending the Banner of Victory to Moscow, 1945.
Holding the banner of Victory on the day of its arrival to Moscow, June 20, 1945.
Crew before the flight, 1945. Second Far Eastern front.
Women-listeners in Manchuria, 1945.
Military press photographer V. Rudniy with the crew of the “Catalina” plane. China. The date is unknown.