SSTEAM-H April 13, 2024

SSTEAM-H April 13, 2024

Vietnam War in the Skies

While the United States boasted an impressive air force, its air campaign struggled when confronted by VC forces. Here, investigate the specifics of America’s air campaign throughout the Johnson administration, as well as the roles played by China and the USSR in helping North Vietnam circumvent American aggression in the skies.

Movie: “US Navy Carriers: Back to War”

After the successes of World War II and Korea with Air Supremacy being the expectation, the US took the carriers off of the Coast of Vietnam with the new Forrestal Class.  Yankee Station became well known to these air power assets in a different type of air warfare.

 

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