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Korean War Aces
by Osprey
Author: Robert Dorr, Jon Lake, Warren Thompson
Publish Year: 1999
Pages: 96
Dimensions: 8x10x.25"
Restockable: No
NKG part #: 2148425577
Mfg. part #: OSPACE004
Type: Softcover
Series: ACE4


The first virtually all-jet war, the conflict in Korea saw F-86 Sabres of the USAF take on MiG-15s of the North Korean and Chinese air forces. Although the Allied pilots were initially taken aback by the ability of the communist fighter in combat, sound training and skilful leadership soon enabled Sabre pilots to dominate the dogfights over the Yalu River. In all 39 F-86 pilots achieved ace status, and a number of these are profiled in this volume, as are notable pilots from the US Navy, Marine Corps and Royal Navy and, for the first time, the handful of MiG-15 aces.