The Night Witches and the Fighting Women of the Soviet Union
The Night Witches were the feared, all-female military aviators of the 588th Night Bomber Regiment. Yet the Night Witches weren't the only Soviet women on the front-line during the Second World War. Women were pilots, doctors, partisans, snipers and anti-aircraft gunners.
Dr Fern Riddell speaks to Dr Reina Pennington and Prof Kristen Ghodsee.
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