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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP20 Apr 2021 9:08 p.m. PST

"Immediately: this is not a myth. This is the most история, in which the crews of Soviet bombers flew in their skies in the sky above the Berezina River at the very beginning of World War II. This is a legend.

Probably, many readers remember this episode, which Konstantin Simonov described in his book (and then in the film), "The Living and the Dead".

When the main character Sintsov goes to Bobruisk and finds out that the crossing across the Berezina is busy, three TB-3s fly over him. Then they bomb the crossing, bomb explosions are heard, the bombers fly back, and they are shot down by German fighters…"


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Oddball21 Apr 2021 4:59 a.m. PST

Interesting article.

Very hard to find information on Soviet air operations in W.W.II, esp. early war engagements.

Thanks for sharing.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2021 11:54 a.m. PST

Glad you enjoyed it my friend!.


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