Vietnam War Military Aviation Links

If you know of any good websites or air war stories on the web that you think should be added to this list, tell us by sending us a link to the web page in the comment box at the end of the links.

Web Sites about F-4 Phantoms

USAF & Navy Aircraft Used in Vietnam

Vietnam Aviation Stories

  • Spad Stories – Various authors relate their combat experiences in the A-1.
  • Jim “Jink” Bender – An A-1 Story
  • Terry Bolstad & Robert Arnau – Bad News on the PDJ
  • Robert DeGroat – The Sandy Spad
  • Mel Elliott – Plei Me
  • Jon Ewing – Belly Landing at Ubon
  • Harry S. Gann – Jack Spanich & Skyraider Warbirds
  • Byron Hukee – Down There Amongst Them
  • George Marrett – The Jollys Get an Assist
  • Al Martin – Down on the PDJ
  • Tom Nelson – Spads . . . & Navy Spad Pilots . . . Between the Wars
  • Jim Reid – Spad Sand Blower
  • Jim Reid – That Damn Tow Plane
  • Bob Russell – Why Yes . . . I Flew Spads
  • Lt. Dieter Dengler’s Escape from Laos.  Lt. Dengler’s A-1 Skyraider was shot down on his first mission over North Vietnam.  This page has an audio clip of Dieter talking about his rescue with Gene Deatrick, the USAF A-1 Sandy driver who spotted Dieter on the ground.
  • Medal of Honor Mission of Major Bernard F. Fisher, USAF, who landed his A-1 in hostile territory and picked up a downed pilot.  This page has part of the audio tape of Fisher’s mission.
  • AIM-7 Sparrow – All aspect radar guided air intercept missile.

Vietnam Era Military Aviation Associations

Roman 02 SAR

Helborn 20 SAR – 25 Jul 68

Master 01 SAR

Scotch 03 SAR – 30 Jun – 1 Jul 68

Jolly Green 71 shot down by Mig 21

Gunfighter 82 SAR – 18 Dec 71

Icebag 01B SAR – 12 May 72

Military or Vietnam Aviation Related

  • Stolen Valor – one of my favorite Vietnam books.  It debukes many media-feed popular, but false public beliefs about Vietnam veterans.  It also tells the story of many Vietnam wannabes discredited by the author.
  • Return with Honor – An excellent documentary about the men who endured the hardship and torture in the Hanoi Hilton, told by them in their own words.
  • Dick Jonas Site – Dick Jonas, fighter pilot and combat veteran, is the Vietnam era fighter pilots’ unofficial balladeer.  His Vietnam fighter pilot songs are available for purchase here.
  • – The official site for information about Jane Fonda’s trip to North Vietnam in 1972.
  • Task Force Omega – this site contains biographies and incident reports of Vietnam war prisoners of war and men who are missing in action (MIA)

United States Air Force

Military Aviation Units

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About the Author:

Rick Keyt has practiced law in Arizona since 1980. He flew the F-4 Phantom for five years in the United States Air Force, including combat missions over South Vietnam, North Vietnam and Laos in 1972. For more about Rick's bio including his F-4 bio see his resume on his law website. Connect with Richard at 480-664-7478 or on Google+

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