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Author Topic: MiG-3 of 180 IAP, Borki airfield  (Read 590 times)
Massimo Tessitori
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« on: August 25, 2014, 11:46:24 PM »

This excellent unpublished photo shows many Soviet pilots and ground crew with different styles of uniforms.  
I have slightly faded the background to give the idea of a slight mist.  
The aircraft and the pilots are of 180 IAP (later made a Guard regiment as 30 GIAP), 6 IAK PVO.  
They landed at Borki airfield, near Moscow, on 17 October 1941.  
The photo was probably shot on late October or November 1941.
Image from Ilya Grinberg via A.Ruchkovsky
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