another DOGFIGHT

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Grizz
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another DOGFIGHT

#1 Post by Grizz » Sun Dec 01, 2019 9:09 pm

this story of this SBD dogfight was also on t.v.... an incredible feat of endurance and dogged determination. the planes themselves are a marvel of technology, the simple and tough and effective kind of technology.

a couple of links that will get you into the story....

https://www.wearethemighty.com/articles ... -you-think

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swede_Vejtasa

https://warfarehistorynetwork.com/2018/ ... dauntless/

https://warfarehistorynetwork.com/2018/ ... dogfights/

nothing but Honor and Respect for men like these.

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Re: another DOGFIGHT

#2 Post by piller » Mon Dec 02, 2019 4:15 pm

Some amazing abilities shown by some incredible pilots.
D. Brian Casady
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