The Lady Aces of WW2

Lavochkin La-5FN   by JJ Boucher
Lavochkin La-5FN by JJ Boucher *


Katya Budanova "Katya"

* Yekaterina Vasilyevna Budanova
(KIA 18jul43)

20 - 11  (6 + 5 OTG?)
Olga Yamshikova
Olga Nikolayevna Yamshikova 17 - 3  (3 + 14 OTG?)
Lilya Litvyak the Official top Female Ace "Lili" the "White Rose of Stalingrad"

* Lidya Vladimirovna Litvyak
(KIA  1aug43,
 HoSU in 1990)   *

12  (+ 3 sh)(7 + 5 OTG?)
Klavdiya Fomicheva
Klavdiya Yakovlevna Fomicevova (Fomicheva) *     (HoSU 18aug45)

11 (all shared ?)


Other Russian Women with Kills


Litvak's Yak
Litvak's Yak


Litvyak face shot
Litvyak with plane

Lilya poses for the cameras


Katya smiles for the cameras as well.
Looks like a Yak UT-2 trainer she's
standing on ...  


Budanova face shot

Budanova on a Yak trainer


Related Sites

Soviet Female Pilots

IL2 Stormovik
The heavily armored IL2 Stormovik was commonly known as the Flying Tank


The photos on this page came from books I borrowed from the library. I do not remember the names unfortunately.


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