Soviet Military Aircraft from WW II (Winter 2015)

Greetings! Today I am happy to share with you few photos from the military museum at the Victory Park in Moscow.

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Red Star – symbol of the Soviet aviation

This museum is a part of many exhibitions dedicated to the Soviet Union contributions to the WW II and final victory over Germany. In the past, I posted other blogs from this museum devoted to military locomotives and armored trains.

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Kochyerigin DI-6

During the World War II, the Soviet Air Force used the variety of planes. They were domestically designed and produced by engineering design power – houses such as Mikoyan-Gurevich or Sukhoi.

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Sukhoi Su-2

Furthermore, the Soviet Air Force used aircraft provided by the United States under Lend-Lease program. The planes such as Bell P-63 Kingcobra provided much-needed help to overcome the Nazi assault.

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Bell P-63 Kingcobra

The Soviet Union also produced some of the American aircraft under license. The good example was the Lisunov Li-2 or better known under its original name C-47 Gooney Bird.

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Lisunov Li-2

The museum also has some of the German aircraft in the collection, such as slick Messerschmitt Bf 109.

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Messerschmitt Bf 109

Please enjoy the rest of the photos and look at the full-size photos at WWII Planes on the Victory Park.

Some other posts from Moscow:Visit to Red Square and Kremlin, World War II tanks at the Victory Park, Soviet Military Aircraft in the Victory Park, steam locomotive, flying out of Domodedovo Airport, metro in Moscow part 1 – the station escalators, metro in Moscow part 2 – the trains, metro in Moscow part 3 – the stations, Christmas shopping. 

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Lavochkin La-5

Cheers!

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