January 01, 2003

Marina Raskova and Soviet Women Aviators of WWII



The American Committee for Aid to the Soviet Union in the war against Nazi Germany announced that on June 22, 1943, a supply ship would be launched at one of the wharfs in California. It would be named “Marina Raskova” in memory of the heroic Russian Air Force pilot.

Pravda, 

Moscow, June 10, 1943


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