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The Resource Sabres over MiG alley : the F-86 and the battle for air superiority in Korea, Kenneth P. Werrell

Sabres over MiG alley : the F-86 and the battle for air superiority in Korea, Kenneth P. Werrell

Label
Sabres over MiG alley : the F-86 and the battle for air superiority in Korea
Title
Sabres over MiG alley
Title remainder
the F-86 and the battle for air superiority in Korea
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth P. Werrell
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A former Air Force pilot and aviation historian analyzes how the United States won air superiority in the Korean War with an aircraft that was initially inferior to its opponent. Drawing upon archival research as well as interviews with pilots, Werrell describes the Sabre's design and development, efforts to improve its performance, and the problem of "friendly" fire. He also reveals how numerous pilots (abetted by their leaders) violated restrictions and engaged and destroyed MiGs over
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Werrell, Kenneth P
Dewey number
951.904/248
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS920.2.U5
LC item number
W47 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Sabre (Jet fighter plane)
  • Airplanes, Military
  • Fighter pilots
Label
Sabres over MiG alley : the F-86 and the battle for air superiority in Korea, Kenneth P. Werrell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
  • 31223125743832
  • 31223125743840
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-307) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
F-86 design and development -- Efforts to improve performance -- Maintenance: unappreciated but vital -- F-86 flying safety -- Soviet fighters and development of the MiG-15 -- Korean war, phase I: June through November 1950 -- Air war overview, 1950-53 -- Exploitation of enemy aircraft -- Friendly islands and rescue service -- Sensitive and controversial matters -- Top guns: the five leading F-86 aces -- Double aces -- Other aces -- Other groups of pilots who flew F-86s in Korea -- Red aces -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 318 pages
Isbn
9781591148975
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1077247217
Label
Sabres over MiG alley : the F-86 and the battle for air superiority in Korea, Kenneth P. Werrell
Publication
Copyright
Bar code
  • 31223125743832
  • 31223125743840
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-307) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
F-86 design and development -- Efforts to improve performance -- Maintenance: unappreciated but vital -- F-86 flying safety -- Soviet fighters and development of the MiG-15 -- Korean war, phase I: June through November 1950 -- Air war overview, 1950-53 -- Exploitation of enemy aircraft -- Friendly islands and rescue service -- Sensitive and controversial matters -- Top guns: the five leading F-86 aces -- Double aces -- Other aces -- Other groups of pilots who flew F-86s in Korea -- Red aces -- Conclusion
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 318 pages
Isbn
9781591148975
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
(OCoLC)1077247217

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