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Night Witches: The Untold Story of Soviet Women in Combat, by Bruce Myles. Novato, Calif.: Presidio Press (31 Pamaron Way, 94947). 278 pp. $14.95.

The true, gripping story of the heroics of World War II female Russian combat pilots who fought not only the German enemy, but male chauvinism at home, and came through both battles with flying colors.

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