MiG-17 and MiG-19 Units of the Vietnam War

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MiG-17 and MiG-19 Units of the Vietnam War

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The erstwhile enemy of the USAF and US Navy during the nine years of American involvement in the Vietnam War (1955-1975), the Vietnamese Peoples' Air Force (VPAF) quickly grew from an ill-organised rabble of poorly trained pilots flying antiquated communist aircraft into a highly effective fighting force that more than held its own over the skies of North Vietnam. Flying Soviet fighters like the MiG-17, and -19, the VPAF produced over a dozen aces, whilst the Americans managed just two pilots and three navigators in the same period.

Table of Contents

Establishing the VPAF/Training/MiG-17/MiG-19/MiG-21/Appendices/Full Ace Listing/Confirmed Kill Listing/ Commentary on the Colour Profiles

Product details

Published Sep 25 2001
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781841761626
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 104 b/w; 28 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Combat Aircraft
Short code COM 25
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

About the contributors

Author

István Toperczer

István Toperczer is a flight surgeon with the Hung…

Illustrator

Iain Wyllie

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