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|Statement||compiled by Frederic O. Sargent.|
|LC Classifications||D790 .S27|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||79,  p.|
|Number of Pages||79|
|LC Control Number||46020749|
The plane was assigned to the th Bomb Squadron of the 98th Bomb Group, though perhaps some of the crew were from a sister squadron in the group, the th Bomb Squadron. A Missing Aircrew Report, MACR , was filed on the loss of the aircraft by surviving members of the squadron. This was the former designation of the F-4G Wild Weasel unit. The th, d, and d Squadrons became the th “Nightstalkers,” the th “Ghost-riders,” and th “Bandits” Tactical Fighter Squadrons (TFS). These had been the designations of the first U.S. night-fighter squadrons during World War II. .
In November , pilots of the th Tactical (Night) Fighter Squadron, flying over Germany by night, began to report seeing fast-moving round glowing objects following their aircraft. The objects were variously described as fiery, and glowing red, white, or orange. A former Iraqi fighter pilot tells this story of how he escaped an attack by eight armed men in February and now lives and work in a bare, one-room office in Dubai. The former commander of the Iraqi F-1 squadron was not so lucky to escape.
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A night fighter (also known as all-weather fighter or all-weather interceptor for a period of time after World War II) is a fighter aircraft adapted for use at night or in other times of bad visibility. Night fighters began to be used in World War I and included types that were specifically modified to operate at night.
During World War II, night fighters were either purpose-built night. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.
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An Unofficial History of the th Night Fighter Squadron by Frederic O. Sargent. Notes: 1. The Operations Reports entries for the February sightings by the th and th Night Fighter Squadrons comes from an article by Jeffery A. Lindell as found at Projectwith the exception of the February 16/17 report of the th, which is found in Keith Chester's book Strange Lindell piece also offers a slightly different entry for the War Diary of.
It was a nice idea, said the th, but there was no correlation between the foo-fighters they observed and the flak they encountered. And night flak was usually directed by German radar, not visually. In short, no explanation stood up.
On Dec. 31,AP reporter Bob Wilson, was with the th and heard about the foo-fighters. The 59th Test and Evaluation Squadron is a United States Air Force unit. It is assigned to the Air Combat Command 53d Wing, 53d Test Management Group at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.
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The first squadron to receive a Beaufighter were Nos. 25 and 29 sqaudron, on 2 September, and by 17 Octobernight fighter unit No 29 squadron was up and running with Beaufighters. Other front-line squadrons (25,and ) were soon being equipped with Beaufighters, and in late aircraft equipped with the newly developed AI Mk.
Recounting how many of the best reports of "foo fighters" or UFOs during the war were submitted by the th Night Fighter Squadron, and occurred in a triangle over southern Germany from Frankfurt-am-Main, Metz, and Strasbourg in the year By mid-December nearly everyone in the th night Fighter Squadron had seen the mysterious lights and nobody had any answers.
An operations officer suggested a nickname for the strange lights. The name "Foo Fighters" was brought up- gleamed from the comic strip character "Smokey Stover" who often said "Where there is foo, there is fire".
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The FA was first used in combat during operation JUST CAUSE on Decem when two FAs from the 37th TFW attacked military targets in Panama. The FA was again called into action during Operation DESERT SHIELD/STORM in when the th and the th squadrons of the 37th TFW moved to a base in Saudi Arabia.
of the th Night Fighter Squadron) never engaged in pilots - even though they posed a threat - most flight crews became convinced that the objects were some type of.
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The United States used it as a major base during the Vietnam War (–), stationing Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine units there. Following the Fall of Saigon, it was. A typical incident was reported by a veteran pilot of the th Night Fighter Squadron. He was flying a mission over Hagenau, Germany on 22nd December when at am, whilst flying at an altitude of ten thousand feet, the pilot and his radar operator saw two "large orange glows" rapidly climbing towards them.In the Mediterranean, the USAAF's th, th, th and th Night Fighter Squadrons received Beaufighters in the summer ofachieving their first victory in July Through the summer the squadrons conducted both daytime convoy escort and ground-attack operations, but primarily flew defensive interception missions at night.
It was nearly the end of World War II. But for the airmen of the th Night Fighter Squadron, it felt more like the beginning of War of the Worlds. Lt. Fred Ringwald was the first to see it. He was riding as observer in a Night Fighter piloted by Lt. Ed Schlueter, with Lt.
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