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Old 5th September 2012, 10:53
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Re: JG 52 victories

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Originally Posted by Nokose View Post
26Sep42 near Kabardinka
Hptm Johannes Steinhoff Stab II/JG 52 15:39 & 15:40
(109) Yak-1B (#3084) 62 IAP ChF St.Lt. Dmitriy Vasilevich Plakhuta (KIA)
(110) Yak-1B (#1686) 62 IAP ChF Serzhant Kamyshan
So, VVS used the modernized Yak-1B already in the Kuban that early. Interesting, as production only started that month - at least in GAZ 292. I always thought the type was first used in Stalingrad.
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