8 Jul 1951

Korea
  • Francis Gabreski, flying an F-86 fighter, scored his first aerial victory in a jet fighter in Korea, shooting down a North Korean MiG-15 fighter. ww2dbase [Francis Gabreski | JR]
Photo(s) dated 8 Jul 1951
Lieutenant General James Van Fleet and Rear Admiral Arleigh Burke aboard cruiser Los Angeles, off Korea, 8 Jul 1951

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