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Curtiss P-40 in VVS service
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Curtiss Tomahawk Mk.IIA AH975

at NII VVS

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss Tomahawk Mk.IIA AH965

of Lt. S.G.Ridniy, 126 IAP PVO

(temperate camo)

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss Tomahawk Mk.IIA AH965

of Lt. S.G.Ridniy, 126 IAP PVO

(winter camo)

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss Tomahawk Mk.IIA

with rocket rails and black wing

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40C white 53

of Maj. Ermakov, 20 GvIAP

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss Tomahawk Mk.IIB white 58

of Lt. Khlobystov, 20 GvIAP

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss Tomahawk Mk.IIB white 75

of 154 IAP

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40E white 10

of Lt.Col. Boris Safonov, 2 GIAP VVS KBF

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40E white 51

of 20th GvIAP

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40 E white 79

of Capt. N.A. Zelenov, 154 IAP

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40E white 50

of Maj. P.A. Pokryshev, 154th IAP

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40E white 65

of Maj. A.A. Matveyev, 154th IAP

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40 E white 56

of 191 IAP VVS KBF

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40E white 70

of G.V.Gromov, 20 GvIAP

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40K-1CU from Siberian route

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40K white 79

of L.S.Kulakov, 103 GvIAP

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40K white 23

of N.F. Kuznetsov, 436 IAP

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40K-15 white 93

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40EF

twoseater photo reconaissance plane

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40M White 35

with white eagle emblem

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40M-10 white 23

(later Finnish KH-51)

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40M white 11

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40N white 11

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40N White 23

of 78th IAP VVS SF

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

Curtiss P-40N 28

of A.S.Kovalenko, 78th IAP VVS SF

drawings by Tapani Tuomanen

 

The research and graphic work is made mainly by Tapani Tuomanen, with the help of PioTer, Massimo Tessitori, Aleksandr Ruchkovsky.

 

Bibliography:

Red Stars of Geust, Keskinen, Stenman, ed. Apali: excellent photographic reference on Soviet P-40s.

Red Stars 4 of Geust and Petrov: main photographic reference on Soviet P-40s.

Wydawnictwo Militaria 104 and 122 - Curtiss.P-40.vol1 and 2

Avions et Pilotes 03 - Curtiss P-40 1939-1945 lots of profiles. in French.

Monografie Lotnicze n°064/65/66 - Curtiss P-40 Tomahawk Kittyhawk Warhawk Cz 1/2/3

Squadron-Signal - In Action n°026 - Curtiss P40 Warhawk

Bibliography available on P-40 is very wide, but only few sources have an appreciagle amount of documents relatred to soviet use.

 

Links:

http://www.ipmsstockholm.org/magazine/1999/09/stuff_eng_p40.htm Clear description of the variants of P-40. in English.