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Ilyushin DB-3

The Ilyushin DB-3 (for - Dalniy Bombardirovschik - 'long-range bomber') was a Soviet bomber aircraft of World War II. It was a twin-engined, low-wing monoplane that first flew in 1935. It was the precursor of the Ilyushin Il-4 (originally named DB-3F). 1,528 were built. On the night of August 8, 1941 fifteen DB-3T torpedo bombers of the Baltic Fleet dropped the first Soviet bombs on Berlin. From August 11, DB-3Fs of the VVS resumed bombing. Info: Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ilyushin_DB-3 Profiles: Wings Palette http://wp.scn.ru/en/

Ilyushin DB-3
Roelf, Aug 27, 2011
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