The Red Air Force at War: Air Combat Over the Eastern Front and Korea : A Soviet Fighter Pilot Remembers Hardback
Sergei Kramarenko was a lucky man. As a Soviet fighter pilot, an ace, he fought in two wars - first against the Luftwaffe, then the US Air Force - and survived.
This is his story. On the Eastern Front in the bitter conflict with the Germans, he duelled with Messerschmitt 109s and Focke-Wulf 190s.
Then, in Korea, flying a MiG-15, he came up against the Americans, the British and the Australians, in the first fighter-against-fighter clashes of the jet age.
His accounts of combat against the F-86 Sabres, F-84 Thunderjets and Gloster Meteors are among the most vivid and remarkable of his long career.
In over ten years of as a front-line fighter pilot he took part in a revolution in the development of combat flying.
His candid, intensely personal and unflinching account gives a rare inside view of life in the Red Air Force.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations
- Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 21/08/2008
- Category: True war & combat stories
- ISBN: 9781844157358