After reviewing this book, I was excited and impressed as "Living Dictionary"of Korean Air War,
1950~1953. As a amateur Historian, I have special interest and affection on field of general
Korean War. I coul'd become a American citizens and M.D.,after glorious battle of Chosin Reservior,
1st U.S. Marine Div. and Heungnam evacuation.
most comprehensiveness on covering evry kinds of military aircrafts which involved in Korean Air War.
my small regretts on this book are as followings:
1) most of photos come from personal archives of Korean Air War Veterans which decreased inattentive
many dramatic scnes.
2) some lack of emotional descritions due to strictly adhered mainly on chronogical History alone.
3) loss or lack of some important events such as--"Black Tuesday"--unthinkable B-29 loss on raid of
Now, I introduce my friend, Moon,Young Ki,M.D.Seoul,Korea. he is very enthusiastic amateur
military aviation researcher. he especially adore Warren Thompson and Robert F. Dorr
through many Osprey aviation books and Amazon. he is rare, valuable eyewitness of Korean Air War.
1) 1st dogfight in Korea on June27,1950 over Seoul sky: F-82G vs Yak-7U.
2) 1st apperance of F-80C jet fighter over Seoul sky on June,27,1950.
3) 1st apperance of B-26 formations over Seoul sky on June28,1950.
4) 1st bombing B-29 formations on Seoul railroad station on June28,1950.
5) a F7F-3N's strafing on Seoul railroad tunnel. date,unknown,1950.
6) a shot down scene of F4U-4 by comminust small arms. date unknown,1950.
Most of above evnts are corect compare with this book.