Ep.54 – The Night Witches
The most decorated unit of the Soviet Air Force came from an tough-as-nails group of Soviet women
With the might of the Soviet military during WWII, you'd think the most highly decorated regiment within their air force would be a group of highly specialized pilots. Nope, it was 400 women in 1920's era crop-duster biplanes made of plywood who absolutely crushed the Nazis under the cover of darkness. Meet the Night Witches.
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