Vladimir Vysotsky on WW2
A daring song about infantry units that consisted of convicts.
A part of the song was used in the 1966 Soviet film Ya rodom iz detstva [I come from the childhood].
Yak fighter plane
Як / Yak stands there for first two letters of Yakovlev, who was a leading Soviet aeronautical engineer during the WW2.
Along with the previous entry constitutes a two-title work which Vysotsky called Two songs about the same aerial fight.
For my sergeant major
A unnamed poem about fighter pilots.
To my best knowledge there is no record of Vysotsky performing this song.
Everyone left off for the battlefront.
Another song about Soviet convicts in WW2. Lyrics are similar to the genre of criminals' songs or Russian chanson.
We took off like these mallards...
This is a part of two-song work, the first part is about test pilots.
Untitled poem. How many soldiers were laid to rest...
One of the poems written for the 1966 Soviet film Ya rodom iz detstva [I come from the childhood].