Night Witches

Night Witches

Night Witches

“Those who gave in [to fear] were gunned down and they were burned alive as they had no parachutes.” – “Night Witch” Nadezhda Popova [Quote: Williams, Brian, and Brenda Williams. 2016. Heroes of the Battlefield. Chicago, Illinois: Heinemann-Raintree, p.39.] ‘Night Witches’ is the “German nickname for pilots of the Soviet all-women 588th Night Bomber Regiment who […]

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Night Witches Pilots

Night Witches Pilots

Yevdokia Bershanskaya (1913-1982) [Russian] –second in command of the 46th Taman Guards Night Bomber Aviation Regiment. She was promoted to the rank of Guards-Colonel. Women in Space – Following Valentina Red & Soviet Military and Paramilitary Services: Female Uniforms 1941-1991 Yevdokia Bershanskaya – Wikipedia Polina Vladimirovna Gelman (1919-2005) [Russian] – fought with the 46th Guards […]

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