• The Night Witches of WWII

  • The Inspiring True Story of the Female Russian Pilots Who Helped Win the War Against the Nazis
  • By: Graham Derekson
  • Narrated by: Lee Goettl
  • Length: 2 hrs and 40 mins
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The Night Witches of WWII

By: Graham Derekson
Narrated by: Lee Goettl
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Publisher's Summary

Their wings were weak, their talons broken…yet they flew the Soviets into winning the war against the Nazis.

They were ignored, laughed at, and forced to do chores beneath their ranks. Why? They were the "weaker" gender, considered fit only for kitchens and receptions.

Despite being capable, they were initially denied entry into combat. And when they did enlist, their treatment only worsened: They were assigned worn-out uniforms and left to the mercy of rusted equipment on the battlefield. These adversities didn’t stop the Soviet female fighters from going ahead and showing unprecedented excellence in warfare.

But who were the faces behind this matchless gallantry?

When it comes to women’s contribution to the Second World War, there were so many questions left unanswered…until now.

In The Night Witches of WWII, you’ll discover:

  • The truth about the treatment of female combatants in the Soviet Army and the events that changed their fate
  • Nail-biting anecdotes about the battles carried out by the female aviation regiments that set them apart from other troops
  • Memoirs that give a never-seen-before glimpse of the war
  • A riveting account of the challenging tasks carried out by these all-female squadrons
  • A rundown of the Night Witches’ combat strategies that contributed to coining their nickname
  • How one woman single-handedly led the Soviet females into combat and changed the direction of the war

The female aviation regiments didn’t have state-of-the-art equipment or much support from their comrades, yet they became some of the most extraordinary fighters of World War II.

They were instrumental in demonstrating that women are just as capable of fighting and winning wars as their male counterparts.

Let’s ensure these fearless fighters (and women like them) are brought to light, as their stories are capable of inspiring countless future generations to come.

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