• World War II in Color

    P-39 Airacobra

    A P-39 Airacobra.  American made and supplied to the Russians and used with great success.

    A Russian postage stamp honoring one of the leading Soviet fighter aces and fighter tacticians of WW2, Alexandr Pokryshkin. Pokryshkin's official score was 59 Axis aircraft outright kills with 6 shared kills.


    1. These are actually P-63 King Cobras in the above picture, but the stamp has a P-39.