GERMANY: Murder by MIG

High above the Iron Curtain—the twisting, 1,000-mile "dead zone" that cuts Europe in twain—Soviet fighter pilots mocked the name of Cold War with cannon and machine-gun fire. Twice in three days, Communist MIG fighters hurtled out of the East to shoot down allied planes.

Thunderjet Down. The first attack came one morning last week in the U.S. zone of Germany. Two U.S. F-84 Thunderjets, sent to investigate unidentified "blips" flew straight and level at 13,000 ft., ten miles west of the Communist Czech border. "The weather was good," said 1st Lieut. Warren...

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