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Rick Morgan,Jim Laurier,Gareth Hector's A-3 Skywarrior Units of the Vietnam War (Combat Aircraft) PDF

By Rick Morgan,Jim Laurier,Gareth Hector

The Douglas A-3 Skywarrior, notwithstanding whatever of a cult favorite, is still a principally unremarked vintage of Naval Aviation. outfitted for nuclear weapon supply, the A-3 made its identify in Vietnam as a traditional bomber, tanker and digital battle platform. It was once the most important airplane ever usually operated from the decks of plane providers, incomes it the fleet-wide nickname 'Whale'. It excelled in each project sector assigned to it and operated within the US military for greater than 4 a long time, from 1956 via to 1991. absolutely illustrated to depict the exceptional array of paint schemes and its outstanding measurement, this quantity makes a speciality of the type's Vietnam carrier, which observed the plane in brief used as a bomber over either North and South Vietnam from March 1965, earlier than the Skywarrior proved way more necessary as a multi-role tanker (KA-3B) and tanker/tactical jammer (EKA-3B). The identify comprises info on all of those operations in addition to extra clandestine reconnaissance missions, and gives information regarding the boys that flew them.

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