Airborne Awesomosity

As Essential As Air Or Bread

“They are as essential to the Red Army as air and bread.” – Josef Stalin

With this quote the the Ilyushin IL-2 Sturmovik’s place in WWII was cemented. Produced in higher numbers then any other aircraft of it’s time the IL-2 played an important part in the Great Patriotic War. Feared by the Germans the same way the rest of the world feared the Stuka.
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