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By Warren Thompson,Chris Davey,Gareth Hector

by the point the Korean conflict erupted, the F-51 Mustang was once noticeable as out of date, yet that view quick replaced whilst the USAF rushed a hundred forty five of them to the theatre in overdue 1950. they'd the persistence to assault pursuits in Korea from bases in Japan, the place the fashionable F-86 warring parties and different jets didn't. instead of the interceptor and escort fighter roles the Mustang had played in the course of global warfare 2, within the Korean struggle they have been assigned to flooring assault missions – amazing at communist troop columns advancing south. this can be the chronicle of the Mustang devices that fought within the Korean struggle, detailing the type's involvement in a chain of excessive activities, its successes and its substantial losses. Drawing on meticulous examine and gripping first-hand bills from aircrew, this booklet explains how the trustworthy Mustang used to be capable of roll again the years, struggle, and turn out itself in a brand new period of aerial warfare.

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