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Yakovlev Yak-3 artwork

Yakovlev Yak-3

A personalised Yakovlev Yak-3 fighter with the name of Anna Selivanova inscribed on it is escorting an Il-2 attack aircraft formation. East Prussia, early 1945. The aircraft was given to the Air Force by Anna Selivanova, a female collective farmer. A. Suraveshkin, a squadron leader with the 431st Fighter Regiment flew it

Yakovlev Yak-3 side view

Yakovlev Yak-3

This Yakovlev Yak-3 “24 White” is the third aircraft given on 22 august 1944 by collective farmer A.V. Selivanova to A.S. Suraveshkin, a squadron leader with the 341st IAP, the first two being Yak-1s