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By Rick Morgan,Jim Laurier

Designed within the years following the Korean battle after which synthetic for over 30 years beginning in 1960, the A-6 fast 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 subsequent 8 years, ten US military and 4 Marine Intruder squadrons might behavior strive against operations all through Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia. After preliminary difficulties and a excessive loss cost, the sort proved itself past all doubt because the Naval providers' most sensible evening and foul-weather platform, rather in the course of 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 price used to be excessive as sixty nine Intruders have been misplaced in strive against to all motives throughout the struggle. This paintings tells the whole tale of those airplane in strive against in the course of the Vietnam War.

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