Dorr, Robert F.
Title VIETNAM MiG KILLERS: DEADLY DUEL OVER VIETNAM.
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good -
Edition First Edition
Publisher Osceola, WI Motorbooks 1988
0879382864 / 9780879382865
Seller ID 24418
128 pp, small 4to (10 3/4" H). "The enemies were numerous. The jungle heat and the broad sea, the North Vietnamese Air Force and their arch ace Colonel Tomb, the MiG-17s and MiG-21s. Points on the American side were our elite pilots, aircraft and weapons: the Thunderchiefs, Crusaders and, of course, Phantoms. The air battles of the Vietnam War were fierce; the victors earned their wings and the kill markings emblazoned on their planes. (This book) spotlights the duels between America's pilots and the MiGs in the skies over Southeast Asia. Most of all, this is a book about airplanes. Here are the Phantoms Colonel Robin Olds piloted to score four kills. The intrepid Skyhawk which downed a MiG-17 with an unguided air-to-ground missile. And F-4 number 155880 which finally blew Hanoi's Colonel Tomb out of the sky, earning its pilot ace status. Here are the men and machines that flew Rolling Thunder and Linebacker I and II. Military expert Robert F. Dorr has collected a superb gallery of glowing color photos - many of them contemporary - and written a detailed history, chock full of anecdotes." A few tiny dints on front board, small light stain on top edge of both boards. Dust jacket has a few tiny dints on front panel, very small closed puncture on front hinge, very light rubbing, very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, minor edge wrinkling.