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Soviet ace fighter pilot, Hero of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Baranov. Stalingrad, Soviet pilots didn’t want to paint German crosses on their plane to show their victories like western pilots did,.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-1/MiG-3; Piston Fighter (1941)

Mikoyan-Gurevich was a Soviet interceptor and fighter aircraft used during World War II. It had been designed for high-altitude combat but combat over the Eastern Front was generally at lower altitudes where it was inferior to other Soviet fighters.


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Curtis Wright's chief test pilot H. Lloyd Child (center) writes on a clipboard as he stands with other pilots on a tarmac near the companies manufacturing plant, Buffalo, New York,

Alabama-born Captain David McCampbell (January 16, 1910 – June 30, 1996) was an American naval aviator, who became the US Navy’s all-time leading ace with 34 aerial victories during WW2. The third-highest scoring US flying ace of the war, he was the highest-scoring USN pilot to survive the conflict.Here is seen emerging from his F6F Hellcat fighter bomber after scoring his 21st victory, Oct 1944.

Alabama-born Captain David McCampbell (January 1910 – June was an…