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Re: Does anyone know of any information relating to the soviet female bomber pilots that served during WWII? They're best known as the Night Witches.

Hi, Yasmine,
I don't know about US communications about the Night Witches, but I assume you've watched the 1981 documentary about them (it's called Night Witches and is available at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLdpL2DKF8kOioG5ddT0580VLTfnQT7X1i. There was evidently an attempt to make a theatrical film a few years ago but I haven't been able to figure out if it is actually in production or not.