• From:2009 American Society of Aviation Artists Awards

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    • Third Place Military

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      20" x 28" Oil Early December, 1942 – two La-5s of the 3rd Guards Fighter Sqdn. (3GIAP) patrol north of Stalingrad, shortly after Soviet ground forces have encircled the German 6th Army. Their job is to stop the Luftwaffe’s resupply efforts, thus choking off the life blood of the beleaguered troops caught in the city. Credit: Ardell Bourgeois

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