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Crimson sky : the air battle for Korea,

Author: John R Bruning
Publisher: Dulles, Va. : Brassey's, 1999.
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"In Korea's unique combat environment, fascinating and significant battles took place that would profoundly affect the future of air warfare, Crimson Sky examines in detail twenty of the most interesting aerial actions of the war, in such missions as the first air rescue of a downed pilot; the Battle of Carlson's Canyon; the first dogfight of the war (between Yak-9s and F-82s); and the death of the first  Read more...
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Bruning, John R.
Crimson sky.
Dulles, Va. : Brassey's, 1999
(OCoLC)606483532
Online version:
Bruning, John R.
Crimson sky.
Dulles, Va. : Brassey's, 1999
(OCoLC)607908601
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Bruning
ISBN: 1574881582 9781574881585
OCLC Number: 39936522
Description: xvi, 232 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm.
Contents: Pt. 1. The Shoestring Air War --
Pt. 2. From Strangle to Stalemate --
Pt. 3. Mission to Namsi --
Pt. 4. The Fighter Pilot's War.
Responsibility: John R. Bruning.

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The Korean War was a crossroads in military history. In Korea's unique combat environment, fascinating and significant battles took place that were to affect the future of air warfare. This examines  Read more...

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