Viceroy Books   Independent Online Booksellers AssociationMy Account  Cart Contents  Checkout  
  Home » Catalog » Military » Cold War (1945-91) » All Cold War Books » 9780897478168 My Account  |  Cart Contents  |  Checkout   
Categories
Military->
  Ancient (BC-AD500)->
  Medieval (500-1500)->
  Enlightenment (1500-1789)->
  Napoleonic (1789-1815)->
  Victorian (1837-1901)->
  US Civil War (1861-65)->
  Boer War (1880-81,99-1902)
  World War One (1914-18)->
  Interwar Period (1918-39)->
  World War Two (1939-45)->
  Korean War (1950-53)->
  Vietnam War (1959-75)->
  Cold War (1945-91)->
    All Cold War Books
    General History
    Aircraft in Detail
    Artillery in Detail
    Fortifications in Detail
    Vehicles in Detail
    Warships in Detail
    Uniforms & Equipment
  Modern (1991-Today)->
  Military Theory
  Uniformology
History
Espionage
Scale Modelling->
Wargaming->
Shooting Supplies->
Veterinarian
Gift Vouchers
Publisher
Quick Find
 
Search In Item Description

Advanced Search
Affiliates
If you cant find the book you are looking for, please try the links below

F-105 Thunderchief in Action
[9780897478168]
$24.95

Author: Doyle, David
Publisher: Squadron/Signal Publicati
Year: 2016
ISBN: 9780897478168
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: As New
Size: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall
Description:
New book, 80 pages, SS10241. The Republic F-105 Thunderchief was the largest single-seat, single engine combat aircraft to enter production, was conceived as supersonic, low altitude fighter-bomber capable of delivering a heavy nuclear payload. While never used as intended, the Thunderchief did see extensive combat. The F-105 carried the brunt of the U.S. bombing campaign during the early part of the U.S. involvement in Vietnam by completing more than 20,000 sorties. While serviced and flown by brave and competent men, the extremely sophisticated Mach 2-capable F-105, or 'Thud' as the type was nicknamed, was ill suited for repetitive missions in humid Southeast Asia. Maintenance requirements exceeded 100 man-hours labor per flight hour. Further, combat losses rose to almost half of the 833-unit production total. Ultimately, the F-105 was withdrawn from the theater. Features development, production and deployment of the seven Thunderchief models with nearly 200 vintage photos, more than half are in original color, augmented with a dozen line drawings and eight color profiles.


There is currently 3 of this item in stock.

This item was added to our catalog on Wednesday 21 December, 2016.
Reviews
Shopping Cart more
0 items
Log In
E-Mail Address:
Password:

Secure Login

New User

Forgot Password?
Publisher Info
Squadron/Signal Publications
Squadron/Signal Publications Homepage
Other items
Currencies
Information
About Us
Shipping & Returns
Privacy Notice
Contact Us

Copyright © 2017 Viceroy Books
Powered by osCommerce