By Leonid Krylov
The Soviet Union all started aiding the People's Republic of China in its institution of a contemporary air strength in 1950, while Soviet Air strength regiments have been despatched to coach neighborhood pilots. China's involvement within the Korean battle in overdue October 1950 necessarily drew Soviet pilots into the warfare. a complete of fifty two Soviet pilots scored 5 or extra victories within the Korean battle. The historical past of those covert activities has been a long-buried mystery and this ebook often is the first English book to aspect the single example whilst the chilly battle among Russia and the united states grew to become "hot." This ebook uncovers Soviet strive against reports through the Korean struggle from special unit histories and infrequent first-hand debts. With entry to wide Russian information, the authors provide a captivating perception into an air warfare that has been mostly coated up and missed, illustrated with formerly unpublished photos and particular full-color profiles.
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