TITLE

Into the fire 8th Fighter-Bomber Wing over Korea

AUTHOR(S)
Dorr, Robert F.; Thompson, Warren
PUB. DATE
March 1997
SOURCE
Aviation History;Mar97, Vol. 7 Issue 4, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the 8th Fighter-Bomber Wing, one of the first group of United States servicemen called up when the Korean war started in 1950. Description of some of the exploits involving the 8th Wing; Listing of the planes used by the Wing; Description of the first contact with a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15. INSET: 42-year wait for confirmed kill..
ACCESSION #
9701280008

 

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