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Manufacturer: Osprey Books
Stock Number: OSP ACE60
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Author: Shlomo Aloni
Illustrator: Jim Laurier

About this book
The American manufactured F-4 Phantom II was used by the Israelis in air-to-ground missions, as an attack aircraft, and air-to-air missions as a fighter. Despite performing both roles with equal success the Israeli reliance on the Mirage III and Nesher delta fighters meant that the F-4 was used most regularly in its air-to-ground role. The kill total of the Israeli F-4 community was, consequently, a modest 116.5; significantly lower than that of other Israeli aircraft types in service between 1969 and 1982. A handful of aces were, nevertheless, created and, using first hand accounts, this unique book tells their stories. Many F-4 pilots had previously flown the Mirage III but most of the navigators were either inexperienced flying school graduates or had been transferred from transport aircraft. The decision to create such teams may have appeared an odd one and it certainly led to a number of interesting experiences but proved, ultimately, to be so successful that by 2010 the Israeli air force will have more two-seat combat aircraft than single-seat fighters. The F-4 experience was, therefore, crucial to moulding the future of the Israeli air force.Contents
  • Attrition
  • Double Force, Treble Kills
  • Yom Kippur War - the crucial hours
  • Regaining the initiative
  • The war's final days
  • Rounding up the score
  • Appendices
Paperback; April 2004; 96 pages; ISBN: 9781841767833







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