THE AIR WAR: Skyful of Jets

Red jet pilots—some of them believed to be Russians or Germans—are fighting harder, better and in larger numbers than ever. On three successive days last week the sky over northwestern Korea was full of battling jets. On the biggest day, more than 250 planes—150plus MIGs and about 100 U.S. Sabres and British Meteors—tangled in four separate dogfights in the swift, new-style warfare in which fighters have one whooshing chance at each other, and seconds later are miles apart. Red losses for the three days: 5 planes destroyed, 2 probably destroyed, 19 damaged....

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