Chapter One: PACAF pre-war Chapter Two Into combat from Japan - first 60 days of the war Chapter Three Flying from South Korea - fighting MiGs over the Yalu Chapter Four 8th, 35th and 49th Fighter Bomber Wings take the strain Chapter Five Replaced by the F-86 in the fighter role - only fighter-bombers now Chapter Six: Photo-recce RF-80s at War Appendices Index
Fully illustrated study of the US Korean War fighter that fought in the first ever jet-versus-jet engagement in the history of aviation.
Warren Thompson has had numerous books and magazine articles published over the past 30 years. His interest in the Korean War has spanned almost this entire length of time. Thompson has written more than 15 books for Osprey since 1990. He lives in Germantown, Tennessee. Jim Laurier is a native of New England, growing up in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He has been drawing since he could hold a pencil and throughout his life he has worked in many mediums creating artwork on a variety of subjects. He has worked on the Osprey Aviation list since 2000 and in that time he has produced some of the finest artwork seen in these volumes. He has specialised in aircraft of the Vietnam War period. He lives in New Hampshire.