Polikarpov I-153: Reality Strafes.

Operation Barbarossa, summer 1941. Looks like these poor “Chaikas” were caught with their proverbial pants -almost literally- down. For them the war was off from the very beginning, but fellow “Chaikas” and their ultra-brave pilots had a long and unequal struggle ahead. They prevailed.

A magnificent pic in any case.

Dreamin’: https://elpoderdelasgalaxias.wordpress.com/2014/03/26/polikarpov-i-153-soviet-delusions/


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