Clashes: Air Combat over North Vietnam, 1965–1972

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This classic work―part of the Marine Corps reading list―makes full use of declassified U.S. documents to offer the first comprehensive study of fighter combat over North Vietnam. Marshall Michel's balanced, exhaustive coverage describes and analyzes both Air Force and Navy engagements with North Vietnamese MiGs but also includes discussions of the SAM threat and U.S. countermeasures, laser-guided bombs, and U.S. attempts to counter the MiG threat with a variety of technological equipment. Accessible yet professional, the book is filled with valuable lessons learned that are as valid today as they were in the 1960s and 1970s. Some 29 photos and 33 drawings and maps, including diagrams of both American and North Vietnamese formations and tactics, are included.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 340 pages
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (March 1, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1591145198
  • ISBN-13: 978-1591145196
  • Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 0.9 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds