Air War Over the Eastern Front


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Black Cross Red Star: Air War Over the Eastern Front


The Black Cross/Red Star series covers the history of the air war on the Eastern Front in close detail, with the perspectives of both sides. It is based on a close study of German and Russian archive material, as well as interviews with a large number of the airmen who participated in this air war.

The Black Cross/Red Star series was started in 2000 by Christer Bergström and Andrey Mikhailov, who made the two first volumes. Christer Bergström continues the series and has written Volume 3 in cooperation with the team of Andrey Dikov and Vlad Antipov. Illustrations by Claes Sundin.


Hitherto, these volumes in the Black Cross/Red Star series have been published

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Yes, a fourth volume will be published...

This website is dedicated to the memory of GŁnther Rosipal, 1957 - 2001.

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Site opened in November 1996


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