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Korean War - 27th FEG F84E Thunderjet

The 4th image is of the Korean War. 27th F E G F 84E Thunderjet.  The 27th was given the responsibility, for acclimating the newly arrived 136th Fighter-Bomber Wing to combat, as the 136th was their replacement. They were also given the responsibility, of assisting the 49th Fighter-Bomber Win, in transition from F-80Cs to F-84Es. In eight months of combat, the 27th had participated in three major campaigns and earned the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation. They had flown 12,000 combat missions, and had lost seven of their pilots in combat, and fifteen F-84 aircraft to all causes.

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