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US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965- : Combat Aircraft - Brad;Laurier,Jim Elward

US Navy F-4 Phantom II MiG Killers 1965-

Combat Aircraft

Paperback Published: 1st November 2001
ISBN: 9781841761633
Number Of Pages: 96

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For every American fighter pilot involved in the Vietnam War, 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. Navy Phantom II's 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 "MIG's, missiles and AAA" over the jungles of North Vietnam. It is packed with first-hand accounts from combat veterans and features scale plans of all the major navy F-4 variants.

Prefacep. 6
Incident at Hainanp. 7
The Playersp. 12
Rolling Thunder Beginsp. 23
An Intense Yearp. 47
The End of the Beginningp. 58
Topgunp. 69
Proving the Pointp. 76
Appendicesp. 86
Colour Plates Commentaryp. 91
Indexp. 96
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ISBN: 9781841761633
ISBN-10: 184176163X
Series: Combat Aircraft
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 1st November 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.8 x 18.4  x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 1