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The Night Witches


The Night Witches were an all-female bombing regiment in the Soviet Air Force. Flying biplanes meant for dusting crops and training new recruits, they dropped 23,000 tons of bombs on German forces in WWII. Read the show notes here.

Topics in this Podcast: women in aviation, women's history, European history, women, Germany, 20th century, wwii, World War II, Russian history, women's rights, military history