US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965-70

US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965-70

by Brad Elward, Jim Laurier
     
 

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For every American fighter pilot involved in the Vietnam War (1955-1975), the ultimate goal was to 'kill a MiG'. In eight years of conflict 43 Vietnamese Peoples Air Force aircraft were claimed by US Navy and US Marine Corps Phantom II crews, and one single ace crew produced. Navy Phantom IIs scored the first kills of the Vietnam War, in April 1965, as well as scoring… See more details below

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For every American fighter pilot involved in the Vietnam War (1955-1975), the ultimate goal was to 'kill a MiG'. In eight years of conflict 43 Vietnamese Peoples Air Force aircraft were claimed by US Navy and US Marine Corps Phantom II crews, and one single ace crew produced. Navy Phantom IIs scored the first kills of the Vietnam War, in April 1965, as well as scoring the last in January 1973. This volume charts the successes of the navy fighter crews as they encountered 'MiGs, Missiles and AAA' over the jungles of North Vietnam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781782006589
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
11/20/2012
Series:
Combat Aircraft , #26
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
Sales rank:
1,182,092
File size:
20 MB
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