History of War

THUD PILOT A PILOT’S ACCOUNT OF EARLY F-105 COMBAT IN VIETNAM

Source:   Vic Vizcarra flew in F-105 Thunderchiefs, which conducted 75 per cent of bombing missions over North Vietnam  

THUD PILOT IS WRITTEN BY VIC VIZCARRA, A RETIRED USAF COLONEL WHO FLEW 59 COMBAT MISSIONS IN THE F-105

Author: Victor Vizcarra Publisher: Fonthill Media Price: £16.99 Released: Out now

The Vietnam War arguably defined the post-1945 era for many people. It has remained lodged in the popular imagination as a conflict of

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