US Navy A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War, Paperback Book

US Navy A-7 Corsair II Units of the Vietnam War Paperback

Illustrated by Jim Laurier

Part of the Combat Aircraft series

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Arriving on station with the USS Ranger (CVA-61) in early December 1967, the first Corsair II squadron became operational immediately and sustained its first combat loss three weeks later.

This book tells how the A-7 soon proved its worth supporting ground operations in South Vietnam.

As it continued to serve in the ground support role, the navy swiftly introduced the A-7E which soon ran into difficulties with supply lines - perhaps on account of what many perceived to have been a rushed introduction to service.

Once these teething problems were resolved, the A-7E became the primary air-to-ground aircraft of the fleet.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 96 pages, 50ill.81col.ill.
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Asian history
  • ISBN: 9781841767314

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