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By Rick Morgan,Jim Laurier

Designed within the years following the Korean struggle after which synthetic for over 30 years beginning in 1960, the A-6 quick grew to become the main able assault airplane within the US Navy's strong. the 1st squadron, VA-75, made its preliminary deployment at once into strive against in south-east Asia in 1965, and, over the following 8 years, ten US army and 4 Marine Intruder squadrons might behavior wrestle operations all through Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. After preliminary difficulties and a excessive loss cost, the kind proved itself past all doubt because the Naval companies' most sensible evening and foul-weather platform, rather throughout the region's infamous monsoon season. The A-6 Intruder grew to become a real vintage of naval aviation over the skies of North Vietnam however the fee used to be excessive as sixty nine Intruders have been misplaced in strive against to all factors throughout the battle. This paintings tells the full tale of those plane in strive against in the course of the Vietnam War.

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