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A-3 Skywarrior Units of the Vietnam War #108 Osprey Combat Aircraft

By: Rick Morgan

Price: $34.95

Publisher: UK, Osprey Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 000428

ISBN: 147280564X

Condition: New


The Douglas A-3 Skywarrior, though something of a cult favourite, remains a largely unremarked classic of Naval Aviation. Built for nuclear weapon delivery, the A-3 made its name in Vietnam as a conventional bomber, tanker and Electronic Warfare platform. It was the largest aircraft ever regularly operated from the decks of aircraft carriers, earning it the fleet-wide nickname 'Whale'. It excelled in every mission area assigned to it and operated in the US Navy for more than four decades, from 1956 through to 1991. Fully illustrated to depict the incredible array of paint schemes and its aweso... View more info