F-105 Thunderchief Units of the Vietnam War

F-105 Thunderchief Units of the Vietnam War

Facing the most formidably concentrated air defences in history, pilots of the F-105D flew against North Vietnamese targets day after day during the 43 months of Operation Rolling Thunder. Despite its limited maneuverability and the lack of self-sealing fuel tanks, which made it susceptible to combat damage, the 'bombers' shot down 27 MiG fighters in 1966 Â? 67. This book illustrates the importance of the Thunderchief in the Rolling Thunder campaign, including the… (more)