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U.S. AVIATION AND NAVAL WEAPONS IN THE VIETNAM WAR

Autore: David Doyle

Codice: 220446

€ 34,50

DISPONIBILE OTTOBRE 2022

Attraverso 250 foto a colori e bianco e nero, esamina gli uomini e gli aerei che componevano la potenza aerea americana durante la guerra in Vietnam. Tra gli aerei presentati: A-1 Skyraider, A-7 Corsair, B-52, C-130, C-141, F-105, F-4 Phantom, e OV-1 Mohawk oltre alle portaerei, la nave da battaglia USS New Jersey, caccia torpediniere, ecc.

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During the Vietnam war, the US Air Force, Navy, Marines and the Army flew a variety of fixed wing aircraft against innumerable targets in Vietnam, occasionally engaging North Vietnamese Migs, but more often facing the threat of Surface to Air Missiles (SAM) or antiaircraft fire. In over 5 million missions during the war, US forces lost over 2,000 aircraft. This photo essay looks at the men and aircraft that comprised American airpower during the war. Among the aircraft shown are the A-1 Skyraider, A-7 Corsair, B-52, C-130, C-141, F-105, F-4 Phantom, and OV-1 Mohawk. The US Navy controlled the waters off Vietnam, employing not only aircraft carriers to support the air war, but also surface vessels ranging from the battleship USS New Jersey down to destroyers, which supported ground forces with heavy naval gunfire.

Lingua

INGLESE

Illustrazioni

250 foto a colori e in bianco e nero

Pagine

272

Misure

17 x 25

Rilegato

SI

ISBN
9781526743725

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