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Askold wrote:Hello Botan,
I actually have this book at home and the photos are indeed there (one photo is very unclear, but you can see the checkerboard on the other one). I will try to scan them for you, when I get a chance. In a mean time, here is another interesting document. This was drawn in 1950's by a famous Ukrainian uniformologist Bytynsky, together with the help of former UGA pilots:
Askold wrote:P.S. Just to add, there was another variant for Ukrainian pilots with the Polish airforce. It was blue yellow square slashed diagonally. I have archival drawing of it somewhere in one of my books, will also scan it.
JP1992 wrote:Where the Ukraines in WW1 & WW2 a very effective fighting force? I always though they had a rather large population such as that of Russia so could of at least used mass waves / attrition to their advantage.
It seems they had heavily German influenced uniforms in WW1 & Russian influenced ones thereafter.
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