The Night Witches
Posted 3 months ago and submitted by Robin Mørk | Share link: http://illo.cc/71226

New image for The Lioness Project, a personal illustration series of remarkable women throughout history: warriors, scientists, artists, athletes, leaders, and activists. This time, instead of a lioness, we have a pride. The Soviet 588th Night Bomber Regiment was an all-female squadron of fighter pilots who who were so feared, that to down one would earn a Nazi soldier the Iron Cross. The Nazis called them “Nachthexen,” or “Night Witches.” The regiment took it as a compliment, and adopted the name.



Robin Mørk
Illustrator
Brooklyn, USA
Tel: 978-886-9514
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I am a Brooklyn-based illustrator who makes thought-provoking literary images. I received my BA in Theater from Smith College and my MFA in Illustration from The School of Visual … Show more.

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Profile updated 7th December, 2017
Member since 11th March, 2011
Awards
Illustration West #55 (Society of Illustrators Los Angeles) 2016, 3x3 Magazine #13 2016,Paula Rhodes Memorial Award, 2015 HOW International Design Awards Merit Winner, 2014 AKA Bro…
Clients
Simon & Schuster, Columbia University, JP Morgan, Truant Arts, The Atlas Review, Aforementioned Productions