41 posts tagged Pilots
Luutnantti Olli Puhakka returning from a patrol of Lake Onega. He is one of the highest scoring aces of the Finnish Air Force with 42 confirmed victories and was awarded the Mannerheim Cross on 21 December, 1944.
German pilot looking over the damage done to the tail of his Messerschmitt Bf 109.
Soviet pilots standing in front of a Polikarpov Po-2.
German Luftwaffe fighter ace, Feldwebel Anton “Toni” Hafner (1918-1944 of Jagdgeschwader 51 in 1942. Anton was credited with 205 victories in 795 combat missions, 184 of the victories were claimed over the Eastern Front.
German fighter pilot Leutnant Hans-Ekkehard Bob (1917-2013) in 1941.
Soviet pilots boarding a Polikarpov Po-2.
Soviet pilots posing for a photograph in front of an Ilyushin Il-2 ground-attack aircraft.
Group photo of the pilots from No. 308 “City of Kraków” Polish Fighter Squadron RAF with a Spitfire Mk IX, 1944.
Soviet pilot with the rank of captain standing in front of a Petlyakov Pe-2 at an airfield.