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F-105 Thunderchief units of the Vietnam War

Author: Peter E Davies
Publisher: Oxford ; Long Island City : Osprey, 2010. ©2010
Series: Osprey combat aircraft, 84.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Facing the most formidably concentrated air defences in history, pilots of the F-105D flew against North Vietnamese targets day after day during the 43 months of Operation Rolling Thunder. In the latter stages of the war, two-seat F-105F/G crews continued to duel with surface-to-air missile sites as they attempted to protect American strike aircraft from North Vietnam's devastating anti-aircraft missiles. In all,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter E Davies
ISBN: 9781846034923 1846034922
OCLC Number: 368020833
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 96 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: From Nukes to Napes --
War in Laos --
Rolling Thunder --
Strikes and Losses --
The MiG killers --
Wild Weasels.
Series Title: Osprey combat aircraft, 84.
Responsibility: Peter E Davies.

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Facing the most formidably concentrated air defences in history, pilots of the F-105D flew against North Vietnamese targets day after day during the 43 months of Operation Rolling Thunder. This book  Read more...

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