Pe-2 was the most common Soviet dive-bomber during WWII. It was in production from December 1940 to December 1945. 11070 bomber, reconnaissance and training aircraft were made during this period. Pe-2 was twin engine monoplane with low positioned wing and double tail. Early PE-2’s had four 7.62mm ShKAS machine guns. Pe-2 participated in combat on Eastern Front from the first to the last days of war. They were also used in a short campaign in the Far East to defeat Japan’s Imperial Army in the summer of 1945.
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