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  • Aviation History Magazine

    Operation Spring High: Thuds vs. SAMs

    The first attack against North Vietnamese SA-2 missile sites devolved into a debacle of dummy targets and downed aircraft, but it forced military leaders to find ways to counter the new threat. In March 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson,...

  • Vietnam Magazine

    Vietnam’s Wild Weasels

    A band of daring fliers team up in a classified program to take out the radars guiding their biggest threat—Soviet SA-2 Guideline missiles. Like many American boys who had grown up during World War II, Stan Goldstein was fascinated with...