Finnish Combat Reports from the WWII

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  1. Mangrove

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    A possible Chetverikov MDR-6?

    Both reports are from Finnish National Archives Service (Kansallisarkisto).

    Ps. I can help you to find a specific combat report, if needed, from the Finnish Archives. All the c. 3000 - 4000 reports made during the Winter War and Continuation War are there. Just send a PM.
     
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    I agree with your choice Mangrove, however this line is a little confusing;

    Do you think he meant something like this? (Especially as he is approaching from behind);

    "Single tail, gunner behind the vertical stabilizer (not plural) with a dorsal gun".

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    It's possible. I don't have explanation for the dorsal gun but Juutilainen also claimed P-51s and P-38s because they both were in the Finnish identification manual.

    In fact the Finnish manual from 1942 was a reprint from Soviet manual made in previous year for own troops. Finns just added the larger pictures.

    virtualpilots.fi: WW2History-Tunnistus.html
     
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