Super Sabre pilot Carrol Johnson relates his experience of flying the F-100 in the Vietnam War to Bill Cahill

Two 309th TFS SS-coded F-100Ds approach the de-arming area at Tuy Hòa following a mission. Ordnance personnel would ‘safe’ the jets before they could taxi back to their revetments.

It was not a glamorous role. The USAF F-4 Phantoms of the 8th Tactical Fighter Wing’s ‘Wolfpack’ were known for their MiG-killing prowess, while the F-105s secured their place in history through sacrifice in attacking welldefended targets in North Vietnam.

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