WWII air field by Lake Pinozero

One of WW2 artifacts between Kandalaksha and Polarnye Zori is the WW2 air strip used from 1942 to 1944 as a base for 22 lend-leased P-40 Kittyhauk airplanes.

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The air strips appear to be accessible by car during summer months as there are potato plots of Polarnye Zori residents nearby.

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  1. Attached is U.S. Air Force National Museum, Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A./Wikipedia photo of Curtiss-Wright P-40 Tomahawk/Kittyhawk World War II fighter aircraft type referred to in your article about the Ozero Pinozero World War II airstrip.

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