RASKOVA-A

Definition/Summary:

Raskova

  • Female hero who lead Three Soviet Women’s Air Regiments “The Night Witches” during war.

Expanded info:

  • Strategy of “Night Witches” during war was to idle engine in flight so as to glide upon the enemy & drop bombs before being heard
  • The pilots could only be heard by a swishing that sounded like a broom sweeping the floor

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