F-STOP FIGHTERS

AERIAL RECCE KOREAN WAR

WARREN THOMPSON DETAILS THE TACTICAL RECONNAISSANCE EFFORTS OF THE LOCKHEED RF-80 SHOOTING STAR AND NORTH AMERICAN RF-51 MUSTANG OVER KOREA

With the appearance of manned observation balloons and aircraft, the question of what was happening behind enemy lines was soon answered. Used effectively during World War One, by the time hostilities began again in September 1939 it was possible to take the battle beyond the enemy’s front line and gain an insight into what they were doing and where needed, plan to counter the adversary.

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