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After 71 years, the story of Roosevelt and Stalin’s top-secret mission in America is told


March 1943. The first Soviet Zebras and their American training counterparts on tarmac in Elizabeth City, NC

For 19 months during World War II, President Roosevelt and Premier Stalin did the inconceivable. They authorized a little-known mission called Project Zebra, which was finally declassified in 2013, making it one of the war’s last never-been-told stories. Zebra is the only documented instance in history where Russian flying aces and their crews were trained in America by Americans. They learned to fly a
state-of-the-art, heavily-armed amphibious warplane called the PBN-Nomad. Read the full article.

DATE: Nov.07.2017 | CATEGORY: | COMMENTS: 0