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F-105 Thunderchief Units of the Vietnam War
hhe Description Facing the most formidably concentrated air defences in history, pilots of the FD flew against North Vietnamese targets day after day during the 43 months of Operation Rolling Thunder. Despite its limited maneuverability and the lack of self-sealing fuel tanks, which made it susceptible to combat damage, the ‘bombers’ shot down 27 MiG fighters in – This book illustrates the importance of the Thunderchief in the Rolling Thunder campaign, including the pioneering suppression of enemy air defences SEAD methods developed by the F ‘Wild Weasel’ crews.
Discussing the aircraft’s strengths and weaknesses and using first-hand narratives, Peter Davies captures the essence of flying the ‘Thud’ against heavy defences, and describes the development of wartime tactics and the heroic accomplishments of a selection of its aircrew. The Best Books of Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Product details Format Paperback 96 pages Dimensions x x 7. Looking for beautiful books?
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Air Force veterans wondering why it took so long Loaded with firsthand accounts by the pilots-and even a few from some of their MiG adversaries-and supplementing its scores of photographs with 27 color profiles, this book is an important addition for any student of the air war. The author, Peter Davies [gives] an extensive overview of the aircraft’s strengths and difficulties, the development of wartime tactics and the heroic accomplishments of a selection of its aircrew.
The colorful artwork will appeal to aviation enthusiasts and modelers alike. Thunderchkef cover the variety of natural metal and vietna, schemes with different codes and nose-art. The author lives in Bristol, England. Book ratings by Goodreads.
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