Soviet pilots with an I-16 fighter, Mongolia Area, China, Aug 1939

Caption   Soviet pilots with an I-16 fighter, Mongolia Area, China, Aug 1939 ww2dbase
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Photos at Same Place Mongolia, China
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 27 Sep 2014



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1. Commenter identity confirmed Alan Chanter says:
23 Aug 2021 12:26:50 AM

The Polikarpov I-16 played a prominent role in air combat against the Japanese at Khalkhin Gol in 1939, where it suffered heavy losses. At least 110 were shot down; many by the highly manoeuvrable Nakajima Ki-27 fighter.

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