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Tigerhead Decals THD48019

THD48019
  • THD48019
  • THD48019
Description:
Supermarine Spitfires in Soviet Service
Along with British Hurricanes, the Soviet Air Force (voyenno-vozdushnyye sily-VVS) also managed to fly another aircraft of the Royal Air Force as a front-line fighter-the Supermarine Spitfire Mk. Vb. In the West this airplane is feted as the winner of the Battle of Britain, and is also a national symbol of World War II. In the skies of Russia these fighters became participants in 1943 of the bloodiest battles over the Kuban. Two front-line fighter aviation regiments of the Soviet VVS-57th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment (GIAP) and 821st Fighter Aviation Regiment (IAP)-were re-equipped with the Supermarine Spitfire Mk. Vb.

It was the 57th GIAP that first entered combat with the enemy in these fighters, in M
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Manufacturer:
Tigerhead Decals
Code Number:
THD48019
Scale:
1:48
Item type:
Aircraft decals (military)
Price:
£10.50
Order Quantity:
Quantity In Stock:
In Stock 2
Availability:
This will usually be dispatched within 24/48 hours of receiving your order
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Department:
Catalogue



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