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By Warren Thompson

The definitive account of F-4 Corsair devices deployed within the Korean conflict (1950-1953), this ebook tells the tale of the 26 US military Squadrons, so much of which have been service established, and the 6 Marine Corps F-4 squadrons that flew wrestle missions opposed to the North Koreans.

Drawing from an enormous repository of private interviews with F-4 pilots, the writer paints a harrowing photograph of the lethal strive against of this usually forgotten air conflict. incorporated during this quantity is the tale of Lt man Bordelon, the united states Navy's sole ace of the Korean struggle, who flew an F4U-5N night-fighter opposed to the evening raiders despatched up through the Korean Air strength. Backing up the textual content is an enormous variety of formerly unpublished inner most pictures that deliver the tales of those pilots to lifestyles. ultimately the ebook includes large appendices that element each unit deployment by way of service, air staff, Corsair version and tail code. additionally incorporated is an in depth checklist noting each Corsair misplaced within the conflict, with tail quantity, pilot, date of loss and the unit.

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