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Song About Woman Pilots (1938)
  • Song About Woman Pilots (1938)
  • Ivan Mishenko and I.Kuznetsov
  • USSR
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Song dedicated to Valentina Grizodubova, Marina Raskova, and Polina Osipenko who completed a 5,908.61 kilometres (3,671.44 miles) flight aboard an Antonov ANT-37 (named Rodina), setting an international women’s record for a straight-line distance flight. They were the first women to be appointed the award “Hero of the Soviet Union”.