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"Thud" designed with 1 purpose in mind-single pilot flying low level Mach 1 delivering a nuclear weapon.In 1955,mission a game changer,but within few years,mission changed considerably.During Vietnam War, Rrpublic F-105 made name for itself in Wild Weasel ops-as 2-seater identifying & suppressing anti-aircraft installations.Carried heavier bomb load than any 4-engine bomber of WWII,yet still exceeded twice speed of sound at altitude.833 F-105s built,& flew over 20,000 combat missions in…

A Republic Thunderchief in flight with a full bomb load of sixteen 750 lb bombs on its five hardpoints.

Vietnam War Maps of Bases | Vietnam War: Major Battles.

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A map of Vietnam during the war. Includes all the colonies, communist territory, south Vietnam territory, and major battles. How did this map change over the course of the war?

Republic F-105 ,,Thunderchief"

Status: Scrapped in 1985 Used as target for weapons studies.

republic aircraft | Photos: Republic F-105B Thunderchief Aircraft Pictures | Airliners.net

republic aircraft | Photos: Republic F-105B Thunderchief Aircraft Pictures | Airliners.net

P-40 Warhawk Found in Egyptian Desert

P-40 Warhawk Found in Egyptian Desert

was stumbled upon in the Sahara desert. So intact the bullets are still in the wing guns, it crashed in 1942

The Republic F-105 Thunderchief was a Mach 2 capable fighter/bomber used by the United States Air Force. The F-105 conducted the majority of strike bombing missions during the early years of the Vietnam War and was the only U.S. aircraft removed from combat due to high loss rates. It was originally designed as a single-seat, nuclear-attack aircraft. later, a two-seat Wild Weasel version was developed for the role against SAM sites. The F-105 was nicknamed the "Thud" by its crews. (Wikipedia)

The Republic Thunderchief was a Mach 2 capable fighter/bomber used by the…

U.S. Long Range Bomber B-17E, "The Flying Fortress" #vintage #airplane #wwii

U.S. Long Range Bomber B-17E "The Flying Fortress"

long range bomber "The Flying Fortress". Historic poster showing major identifying features of the WWII long range bomber. Originally published by the U.

59-1741 F105D Status: Combat Loss Base/Squadron: Takhli RTAFB 354 Date Lost: 660707 Country: N Vietnam Mission: Strike Target: RR Bridge 10 NW Yen Bai Cause: Guns Where Lost: At target Pilot: CPT Jack Harvey Tomes Pilot Status: POW

59-1741 F105D Status: Combat Loss Base/Squadron: Takhli RTAFB 354 Date Lost: 660707 Country: N Vietnam Mission: Strike Target: RR Bridge 10 NW Yen Bai Cause: Guns Where Lost: At target Pilot: CPT Jack Harvey Tomes Pilot Status: POW

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A U.S. Air Force North American F-100D Super Sabre of the 429th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 3rd Tactical Fighter Wing, en route to a target in Vietnam, around December 1965. Capt. Donald L. Kilgus was piloting an F-100 when he had an unconfirmed kill of a North Vietnamese MiG-17. U.S. Air Force photo

A history of the unconfirmed kill of a North Vietnamese by U. Air Force Super Sabre piloted by Capt. Donald L.

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