The Douglas AD Skyraider wasn't pretty, but its pilots and maintenance crews dubbed it the Able Dog because of its handling and dependability. Some still regard it as "the best airplane ever made for close-in attack."
Skycranes provided a vital service during the war, and served with the U.S. Army Reserves for several decades
Author William M. Waddell presents a thoroughly illuminating, refreshingly balanced interpretation of the French war for Indochina.
A new infantry transport changed the nature of firefights in Vietnam—and for generations to come
The record for combat decorations in Vietnam
Before Pham Thanh Ngan became the first ace of the Vietnam War, 11 other pilots had claimed the same status
Nearly 40 countries provided material support, but a handful contributed numerous soldiers
As his country crumbled, a South Vietnamese pilot attempting a high-risk landing on the Midway depended on the ship’s quick-thinking crew to save his family from disaster