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F-105 Thunderchief

Jerry Scutts

F-105 Thunderchief

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Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thunderchief (Jet fighter plane)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.C. Scutts.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUG1242.F5 S26 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3786716M
    ISBN 100684169835
    LC Control Number81050926
    OCLC/WorldCa7843883


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F Thunderchief Survivors. The last F ended service in February, Today, about ninety (90) F Thunderchiefs have survived and are on display in the United States. Others are on display in the United Kingdom, Germany, France and Mexico.

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Air Force's most important fighter bombers, the F Thunderchief was in operation for almost thirty years. It played a key role in the Vietnam War. This book details the histories of the Fs that are displayed around the world.

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