timz
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Moscow To Washington In 1942?

Sun Dec 11, 2011 11:18 pm

Molotov flew to Washington DC in 1942-- ten hours Moscow to London, then via Iceland and Labrador. What aircraft would they have used?
 
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RE: Moscow To Washington In 1942?

Sun Dec 11, 2011 11:26 pm

According to wikipedia and several other sources he flew in a Petlyakov Pe-8, a russian WWII strategic bomber.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petlyakov_Pe-8

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Here's a description of the trip.
http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?f=79&t=112495

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