FIRST AMERICAN [USN F-4B] VICTORIES OVER VIETNAM

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Unread post06 Jul 2020, 18:00

FIRST AMERICAN VICTORIES OVER VIETNAM [EIGHT PAGE PDF of article attached below]
JULY 2020 DAVE “BIO” BARANEK

"A TEXTBOOK INTERCEPT AND MISSILE LAUNCH BY U.S. NAVY F-4 PHANTOMS RESULTED IN THE FIRST CONFIRMED MIG KILLS OF THE VIETNAM WAR BY DAVE “BIO” BARANEK..."

Graphic: "FIRST BLOOD IN VIETNAM U.S. Navy McDonnell F-4B Phantom II pilot Dave Batson fires an AIM-7 Sparrow missile at a pair of MiG-17s, in an Adam Tooby illustration. His flight leader Lou Page had already scored a hit [seen in distance on left] during the June 17, 1965, encounter."


Source: Aviation History Jul 2020
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