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From the Publisher"Author Bill Yenne regales readers with the fascinating history of Lidiya "Lilya" Vladimirovna Litvyak, from birth in August 1921 to air ace during WWII. In The White Rose of Stalingrad, Yenne intertwines Litvyak's life story with the Soviet empire's bloody history."
—Rachel Veres, www.cybermodeler.com (January 2013)
"Even if this story were pure fiction you’d want to read it, not least because author Yenne can turn a phrase."
—Sabu Advani, www.speedereaders.info (February 2013)
"Offers the true story of "Lilya" Litvyak, who became the highest scoring woman air ace of all time. Despite her achievements, very little has been written about her: perhaps because of her evolution as a unique Soviet fighter pilot during World War II. This account not only covers Litvyak's life and achievement, but offers many further insights into Soviet operations during the war, making it of interest to collections ranging from aviation and military to women's history and Soviet history holdings."
- The Midwest Book Review (April 2013)
"The author weaves a fascinating tale of the events of the time and the efforts of women pilots, with Lidiya's experiences being the centerpiece of the tale. It is very much a page turner and one that will put the reader through a wide range of emotions while reading it. It is superbly researched and where there are differences of opinion on things, these are provided ... All I can say is buy this book. You will be so very glad you did. It is one of those rare gems one finds from time to time."
- Scott Van Aken, Modeling Madness (April 2013)