Venäläiset pommittarjat in Finnish language mean Russian bombers and this is the brand new book released by Kalevi Keskinen and Kari Stenman. Subject of the book is the captured Soviet bombers used by Finnish aviation during the Second World War. This book is coming in the best manner we have accustomed from the publisher from Finland- very good text, precise and accurate data and incredible selection of the photos.

Soviet bombers bookA bomber which was subject of this book is Tupolev SB, Iljusin DB-3, Iljusin IL-4 and Petljakov Pe-2. For each of them authors provide text about the basic type development in the Soviet Union and this is followed with the technical data and specification. And as well there coming service career in the Finland. This part is arranged in few parts, where separately described general unit deployment, major operation is and which is most important individual plane destiny.
Text of the book is bilingual, with Finland on the left side and English on the right side of the page. Print is best possible on the glossy paper and inside of book are 152 images of the best quality which provide various subject from the various technical details and parts up to the pilots and planes in operation. Add to this is the three color photos printed on the cover. Many of the photos are never published before. Inside of the cover are placed color profile made by Pentti Manninen and Pierre- Andre Tilley.

This book is the welcome to the air enthusiast who are looking for the real good book and this book coming as I said in the best tradition of the Finish authors and publishers. The same book is the number nine from the “Suomen Ilmavoimien Historia”. I am proudly owner of a sample and highly recommend it to you all!

Srecko Bradic

Sample publication provided by Kari Stenman, author of the book