The very few: The little known story of the Soviet women flyers during WW II | Curio

The very few: The little known story of the Soviet women flyers during WW II

29 mins | May 28, 2017

Stalin did not favour female emancipation, yet he set up three regiments entirely made up of women flyers. After tracking down six former fighter pilots, Jonathan Glancey wrote in the Guardian in 2001 about the remarkable and ingenious 'Stalin's falcons' who diced with the Luftwaffe. ​

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From The Guardian