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Old 10th November 2017, 17:49
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Re: Vought F4U Corsair - top ten ace list

Very few F4Us, and no AUs as far as I know, were lost in aerial combat in Korea. All USN and USMC aircraft losses are cataloged in Douglas E Campbell's U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and MATS Aircraft Lost During the Korean War.

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Re: Vought F4U Corsair - top ten ace list

Good evening,

does the OSPREY COMBAT AIRCRAFT volume by Warren Thompson reveal the number of Corsairs lost in aerial combat during the Korean War ?

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Old 10th November 2017, 23:03
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Frank is correct and I should have been clearer, almost all of the F4U and AU combat losses were to ground fire.

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Good afternoon Rich,

thanks for your assessment.
Can you tell me how many British Commonwealth Corsairs were lost in combat ?

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