Short Straw, Korean War Book Review


Short Straw
Memoirs of Korea
by Captain Bernard W. Peterson

Memoirs of Korea Page 17

Photos and specs of the F-84 Thunderjet 's crowded on the carrier deck during the Korean war. The Republic F-84 Thunderjet was 38' 1" long, 12' 7" high and had a wingspan of 36' 6".  It used one Allison J35-A-13C jet engine producing a cruise speed of 485 mph and a max speed of 620 mph with a range of 1,485 miles.
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F-84 Thunderjets, securely anchored aboard a carrier, en route to Japan for action over Korea.
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