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Secrets of forgotten victories. Weapon of victory IL-2

Secrets of forgotten victories - Explosion from the past -Weapon Victory: IL-2 This attack aircraft was created by Sergey Ilyushin, a genius aircraft designer, behind whom were already gliders and a heavy bomber. IL-2 - the most massive aircraft of our victory. By the end of the war, 40 of thousands of them were released, and Sergei Ilyushin received 7 Stalin Prizes. In the 1976 year, the last IL-2 was found in the swamps near Novgorod, it became a monument to the Victory Weapon.

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  1. dred
    dred 29 November 2011 14: 42
    airplane legend.