Editorial Reviews. Review. “The latest addition to Osprey’s Combat Aircraft series , F F Thunderchief Units of the Vietnam War (Combat Aircraft) – Kindle edition by Peter E. Davies, Jim Laurier. Download it once and read it on your. F Thunderchief Units of the Vietnam War has 14 ratings and 2 reviews. Michael Hughes said: Great HistoryGreat reading. Super history of F units. F Thunderchief Units of the Vietnam War by Peter E. Davies, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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F Thunderchief Units of the Vietnam War by Peter E. Davies

Other books in the series. Two Wild Weasel pilots received the Medal of Honor:. Waf its massive dimensions and troubled early service life, the F had garnered a number of uncomplimentary nicknames. Davis, Larry and David Menard. Great History Great reading. Jonathan Deaux marked it as to-read Dec 10, In spite of a troubled early service life, the F became the dominant attack aircraft early in the Vietnam War. Goodreads is the world’s warr site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

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Lists with This Book. A good solid work on a workhorse airplane from the Vietnamese War. Exciting missions narratives from men who flew them.

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Keith Budzynski rated it really liked it Oct 10, 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. Using first-hand narratives wherever possible, the text captures the essence of flying the “Thud” against heavy AAA, SAM and MiG defences in conditions where constricting Rules of Engagement made the pilots’ task virtually impossible at times.

In response to the surface-to-air missile SAM threat experienced in the skies above Vietnam, dozens of FFs were converted into anti-radar ” Wild Weasel ” aircraft, culminating with vietnnam FG. Jeff Wasel rated it it was amazing Oct 17, Thanks for telling us about the problem. The F was one of the primary attack aircraft of the Vietnam War ; over 20, Thunderchief sorties were flown, with aircraft lost including 62 operational non-combat losses out of the produced.

The book also documents the other demanding missions flown over Laos and South Vietnam. The Mach 2 capable F conducted the majority of strike bombing missions during the early years of the Vietnam War ; it was the only U. Experience in Vietnam demonstrated the need for a better visual and blind bombing capability. Carrie marked it as to-read Oct 30, The discusion considers its role in Laos, the massive “Rolling Thunder” campaign, its fights with Migs, and the evolution of a small number of the Fs into “Wild Weasels,” designed to unitd out radar.


Paul rated it really liked it Apr 22, Return to Book Page. Republic and Seversky aircraft. The Association of Old Crows, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Visit our Beautiful Books page and oc lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Product details Format Paperback 96 pages Dimensions x x 7.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Osprey Publishing Publication Date: 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.

Air Force Historical Foundation, United States Air Force portal. While its design began init was not until years later that hte was deployed. The first D-model took its maiden flight on 9 Thunderchied The F was commonly known as the “Thud” by its crews.

Subjects History Military Nonfiction. To fulfill the Air Force requirement for all-weather attack, Republic proposed the FD variant in