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Soviet Hurricane Aces of World War 2

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Hurricane Arrives /Soviet Conversion /Combat Success /Hard Year /Railway Patrols /1943 /1944 /Appendices

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In 1942, about 80 per cent of the fighters serving with Air Forces of the Karelian and Northern Fronts were Hurricanes. They were involved in a bitter struggle against well-drilled Luftwaffe and Finnish units flying in the polar regions of northern Russia.

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Yuriy Rybin is one of Russia's leading researchers in the field of air combat in the Soviet North during World War 2. The author of many articles, several of his features are now the standard works of reference on air combat on the Soviet-German Northern front. Yuriy Rybin was also the first researcher to impartially describe the combat history of legendary Soviet ace of the Northern Fleet, Boris Safonov, who was the first fighter pilot to be twice awarded the Star of the Hero of Soviet Union during the Great Patriotic War. Andrey Yurgenson is one of Russia's premier aviation artists. He has illustrated numerous articles on the history of Russian aviation in Russian and foreign aviation magazines since the early 1990s. Yurgenson's artwork had also been published in more than 20 books. He produced the profiles for Combat Aircraft 71 - Il-2 Shturmovik Units of WW2 and ACE 95 - Polikarpov I-15, I-16 and I-153 Aces.


"Yuriy Rybin's [book] joins others in Osprey's 'Aircraft of the Aces' series and provides a fine, comprehensive history of the Hurricanes that would be given to the soviet Union by the British in late 1941." --The Midwest Book Review (November 2012) "The research is very well done ... a great read and thanks to the superb selection of period photos (many of them 'hero pose') and the fine collection of full color profiles, we get a more complete picture of Soviet Hurricanes and their crew." --Scott Van Aken, Modeling Madness

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