Sabres over MiG Alley

The F-86 and the Battle for Air Superiority
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Binding:Paperback
Published:September 1, 2018
By Kenneth P. Werrell (Author)

This is the story of the first jet versus jet war, the largest in number of victories and losses, and one of the few military bright spots in the Korean War. It tells how an outnumbered force of F-86 Sabres, limited by range and restricted by the rules of engagement, decisively defeated its foe. Kenneth Werrell uses previously untapped sources and interviews with sixty former F-86 pilots to explore new aspects of the subject and shed light on controversies previously neglected. 

 

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Product Details
  • Subject: Aviation
  • Paperback : 336 pages
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (September 1, 2018)
  • ISBN-10: 1591148979
  • ISBN-13: 9781591148975
  • Product Dimensions: 6 X 9 in
  • Shipping Weight: 17.28 oz

KENNETH P. WERRELL graduated in the second class of the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1960 and went on to pilot a weather reconnaissance aircraft flying into 44 Pacific typhoons and observing the last above-ground nuclear test. After leaving the service in 1965, he attended Duke University earning a MA and PhD in history. He lives in Christiansburg, Virginia.

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