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Old 19th May 2017, 13:06
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Re: Aces who scored 25 or more kills in the La-5

Originally Posted by HGabor View Post

Tsapov's unit never fought over Hungary, therefore I never collected materials on them. As of the books: I do not want to judge anyone's work without deeper research (that I have no time for), so it is up to you what you do with them.... But the story of Maj. Krasnov is definitely fake in there.

Mellinger claims that one of the Soviet aces shot down and killed Franz-Josef Beerenbrock. Beerenbrock survived as a POW and in any case the date Mellinger gives is incorrect. Few other errors but I can't recall them right now. Suffice it to say, I don't put much stake in Mellinger...
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