TITLE

Navy Air Strike NORTH VIETNAM

AUTHOR(S)
DUNN, ROBERT F.
PUB. DATE
December 2015
SOURCE
Naval History;Dec2015, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the challenges facing airmen from the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and U.S. Marines during the military campaign known as Operation Rolling Thunder during the Vietnam War. It describes the constraints placed upon U.S. pilots by the military and the administration of U.S. president Lyndon B. Johnson, operations over North Vietnam, and defenses employed by the North Vietnamese such as surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) and antiaircraft artillery (AAA).
ACCESSION #
110597463

 

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