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RP77FA
Posvyaschen letchikam 178 IAP oboronyavshim g. Serpuhov v 1941 godu.

Moskovskaya oblast

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178 IAP, was based on the Lipetsk meadow of the Oka floodplain near Serpukhov. In 1941, Soviet fighters repelled enemy raids on Serpukhov, the railway bridge and the airfield. More than 30 pilots were killed. But the 178 IAP fulfilled its combat mission. The enemy failed to bomb the bridge and cause significant destruction to the city.

The pilots of the 178th IAP took part in the defense