The article describes the military career of the Soviet pilot of Ukrainian descent Ivan Nikitovich Kozhedub during World War II. The article covers his battle achievements, combat style, and his career as outstanding ace of Soviet airforces. Also, the article discusses his post-war career.
master, ace, Great Patriotic War, Lavochkin, air combat
"I.M. Kozhedub – vydatnyi maister povitrianoho boiu" ,
Scientific Works of Kharkiv National Air Force University,