Thompson. Though one of the heroes of WWII, the Mustang was considered obsolete by the Korean War. The rugged warbird, however, proved otherwise.
Featuring captivating firsthand accounts from pilots themselves, this unique guide examines the successful role played by the famous Mustang in Korea, transitioning from an interceptor and escort to a ground-attack aircraft, successfully striking at Communist troop columns traveling south. Ultimately, 145 Mustangs were sent to Korea in 1950, and the both the victories and failures of these units are analyzed in this exciting book. 96 pages, illustrated, 7¼"x 10", softcover.