Reviews of Red Eagles: Americas Secret MiGs (General Aviation). Red Eagles: Americas Secret MiGs (General Aviation) – Kindle edition by Steve Davies, General J. Jumper. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Red Eagles: Americas Secret MiGs (General Aviation).. Buy online at Aviation Bookstore.
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From the late 1960s until the end of the Cold War, the United States Air Force acquired and flew Russian-made MiG jets, culminating in a secret squadron dedicated to exposing American fighter pilots to enemy technology and tactics.
Red Eagles tells the story of this squadron from the first tests of MiGs following the Vietnam War when the USAF had been woefully under-prepared in aerial combat. These initial flights would develop into the "black" or classified program known internally as Constant Peg.
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This is the inspiring true story of veteran Air Force bomber pilot Robert Trimble, who laid his life on the line to rescue World War II POWs on the Eastern Front.
Near the end of World War II, thousands of Allied ex-prisoners of war were abandoned to wander the war-torn Eastern Front. With no food, shelter, or supplies, the POWs were an army of dying men. As the Red Army advanced across Poland, the Nazi prison camps were liberated. In defiance of humanity, the freed Allied prisoners were discarded without aid.The Soviets viewed POWs as cowards, and regarded all refugees as potential spies or partisans.
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Don't fly solo before you understand all the dangers of the killing zone.
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Reviews of Aircraft Down!: Evading Capture in WWII Europe. Aircraft Down!: Evading Capture in WWII Europe [Philip D. Caine] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Six thrilling adventure stories of young airmen suddenly on their own, behind enemy lines. Buy online at Aviation Bookstore.
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Six thrilling adventure stories of young airmen suddenly on their own, behind enemy lines
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Definitive account of the last great Luftwaffe attack of World War II Gripping stories of Fw 190s and Bf 109s in combat Contains hundreds of eyewitness accounts and rare photos
In the early morning of January 1, 1945, as the Battle of the Bulge smoldered to an end, the German Luftwaffe–assumed to be starved of fuel and fighting spirit–launched a massive, surprise, low-level strike on Allied airfields throughout France, Belgium, and Holland, an operation code-named Bodenplatte. More than 900 German aircraft took to the skies and attacked the vulnerable fields, destroying 200 Allied aircraft and damaging 150 more. In a pyrrhic victory, the Luftwaffe lost 271 fighters, with many more damaged, and 213 pilots–irreplaceable losses at this stage of the war.