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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19: The Soviet Union's First construction Supersonic Fighter КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19: The Soviet Union's First construction Supersonic FighterByYefim GordonPublisher:Midland Publishing2003 one hundred sixty PagesISBN: 1857801490PDF142 MBFollowing on certainly from the MiG-15 and MiG-17 within the sequence, the MiG-19 'Farmer' now gets the whole Aerofax therapy. showing within the Fifties, the MiG-19 represented an enormous technological bounce for the VVS because it used to be one among their first combatants in a position to accommodating air-to-air misslles, floor color intercept procedure and different advances. through the tip of the Nineteen Fifties it had develop into the traditional VVS fighter and was once built-in into the Inventories of such a lot Warsaw Pact international locations and different Soviet allies. It used to be produced in lots of millions within the USSR, Czechoslovakia and China (as the J-6, JJ-6 and Q-5 Fantan); an important variety of export shoppers incorporated Cuba, Egypt, Albania, Vietnam and Pakistan. As ordinary, Yefim Gordon has get a hold of a mass of formerly unpublished info and pictures, from unique Russian resources. letitbit sharingmatrix zero

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The momenr Rommel sensed rhar his opponencs were running oue of momencum he immediarely began prepararions For a couneeranack. The supply sicuarion ar Tripoli CO his immediare rear had improved considerably. Now ir was rhe Brirish who were having co operare ar rhe end of a long and vulnerable supply line. The easrern Medirerranean Cn-tppen of LG 1 had been harassing rhe enemy's lengrhening lines of communications rhroughoue rhe recene German reo'ear, hirting nor only ar road and rail rransporr, bur also rhe pons of Bardia and Tobruk, as well as rhe coasral supply convoys.

MALTA RELIEF 60 Two reasons have been given For rhe easing of rhe heavy air raids on Malra. One is rhar many of rhe aircraFr sene co rhe Medirerranean were needed back in Russia in readiness For rhe 1942 summer campaign on rhe easrern Frone. The orher was rhar rhe renewed offensive by Rommel was making such rremendous gains in irs advance on Egypr rhar rhe ulcimare Fall of Cairo, and subsequenc Axis conquesr of rhe Nile Oelra, were now regarded very much as Forgone conclusions. This in curn meane rhar an airborne invasion of Malra was no longer a necessilY· For rhe second year in a row rhe bombing of Malra had been premacurely called oFF - or ar lease allowed co wirher on rhe vine.

KG 77 aircraft wings its way across the Mediterranean. Note the coloured spinner rings Above .. /lG 1's 'l1+NH', being inspected by members of an unidentified Hurricane squadron at Gazala landing Strip 3, appears to be intact (note the 'last two' again repeated in white on the rudderl ... Right 74 ... and no, this is not the Russian steppe, but another desert landing ground. The hammer-and-sickle flag fluttering behind the sad remains of 'l1 +EK' is the unofficial standard of an RAF fighter unit (possibly No 134 Sqn, which had spent two months stationed at Vaenga, in the Soviet Union, in late 1941) 75 a:: ::::l o u...

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