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By Doug Hurst

In June 1950, No seventy seven Squadron RAAF was once in Japan, packed up and able to cross domestic. as a substitute, they went to Korea, flying Mustang warring parties as a part of a UN strength assisting South Korea struggle invading communists from the north. Early flights helped carry the an important Pusan Perimeter, and then they moved north to struggle either the enemy and the deep chilly of the Korean wintry weather. whilst chinese language MiG-15 jet opponents entered the struggle the squadron re-equipped with twin-jet Meteors. The MiGs have been managed through Russian fighter specialists who specified the Meteors, using them out of "MiG Alley." Adopting flooring assault with rockets as their major function, they nonetheless fought MiGs, finishing the conflict with a five-all draw. It used to be precious yet very harmful paintings and squadron pilots confronted a one in 4 probability of dying or seize for far of the battle. Their deeds warranted lasting popularity. as a substitute, they grew to become the Forgotten Few of a mostly forgotten struggle; those that learn this ebook will locate they deserve higher than that.

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