Sunday, 25 April 2021

Vietnam Air War Reading

 

I've read quite a few books on the air war over Vietnam before but not for quite a while, so this is a good refresher and should point me in the right directions. I'm also re-reading some of the relevant Osprey titles to get a better grip on the different stages of the conflict and how the air campaign fitted in to the wider war. I'm hoping to make a start on Thud Ridge later in the year, so some background reading is an enjoyable lead in to the start of the project.

3 comments:

  1. Time spent on backgroud reading is never wasted....

    Cheers,

    Pete.

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  2. I agree, reading some of the history behind the conflict and the aircraft is part of the reason I love Historical Wargaming. I have also done some reading on the Vietnam war focusing on the F-105 and F-100's. One book I can recommend on the F-105's is "100 Missions North A Fighter Pilot's Story of the Vietnam War" By Kenneth H. Bell.

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  3. Thanks for the recommendation...I'll track down a copy!

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