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Soviet Dad Of The Year

Soviet Dad Of The Year I don't know the year, but this Soviet man is definitely the dad of it.

Female lieutenant in Medical Services of the Soviet army, 1944-45. Medal for Courage, two Medals for Battle Merit, Medal "For the Defence of the Caucasus".

Natalya Fyodorovna Meklin (born Kravtsova) -1922–2005 - was a much decorated World War II combat pilot in one of the three women-only Soviet air regiments. They were nicknamed the 'Night Witches' by their German opponents. Born in the Ukraine, in 1940 she joined the glider school at the Kiev Young Pioneer Palace. In 1942 when she was 19, she joined the Night Witches, piloting a Polikarpov Po-2 light bomber, and by the end of the war had flown 980 night missions.