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Sabres over MiG alley : the F-86 and the battle for air superiority in Korea / Kenneth P. Werrell.

Author/Creator:
Werrell, Kenneth P.
Publication:
Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 318 p., [18] p. of plates : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Aerial operations, American.
Sabre (Jet fighter planes) -- History.
Airplanes, Military -- United States -- History.
Fighter pilots -- United States -- History.
Contents:
F-86 design and development
Efforts to improve performance
Maintenance: unappreciated but vital
F-86 flying safety
Soviet fighters and development of the MiG-15
Korean war, phase i: June through November 1950
Air war overview, 1950-53
Exploitation of enemy aircraft
Friendly islands and rescue service
Sensitive and controversial matters
Top guns: the five leading F-86 aces
Double aces
Other aces
Other groups of pilots who flew F-86s in Korea
Red aces
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-307) and index.
ISBN:
1591149339 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
57637746
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