Russia Issued Stamp on Navigator Marina Raskova

\"\"Russia ┬áhas issued a stamp commemorating the birth centenary of Marina Raskova. The stamp features a portrait of Raskova against route of fly, compass, slide rule, and navigation protractor.Marina Raskova (1912 – 1943) was a famous Soviet navigator. She later became one of over 800,000 women in the military service, founding three female air regiments which would eventually fly over 30,000 sorties in World War II. Raskova was among the first women awarded with the title Hero of the Soviet Union.

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One Response to Russia Issued Stamp on Navigator Marina Raskova

  1. Ricardo C. Guarde says:

    My kudos to Russian Post for the issuance of important stamp on navigation, for a woman navigator. Hope the Russian Post will send brochure.

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