Vietnam: The Air War, Vol. 1 - Target Hanoi

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Politics & Government  |   Run Time - 55 min.  |  
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Although many believe the U.S. was not victorious in the Vietnam War, the air war is considered an area where Western forces dominated. In the first of a series of four films, Vietnam: The Air War, Vol. 1 - Target Hanoi, the extensive bombing raids of U.S. fighter pilots are described, as they fly some of the most advanced planes ever used in battle situations. In addition to high-tech jets, the pilots had access to state-of-the-art weaponry and counter-defenses against surface-to-air missiles. On the ground, the enemy was stronger, fitted with defenses built by the Soviet and Chinese governments.

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air-combat, Air-Force, Vietnam, war