Harold Fisher ("Hal"). Biography. Fighting. Ranks. Photo.
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Harold Fisher ("Hal"). Biography. Fighting. Ranks. Photo.

Harold Fisher ("Hal"). Biography. Fighting. Ranks. Photo.

Born into Fisher 1925 Before the end of the war came into US Navy. V1949, after two years of training in Iowa State University I was in the army. In December 1950 he completed training at a flight school. On the distribution was in 80th Fighter Bomber Squadron. Then it was based on the division of the Japanese-based Itatsuka.

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As the Korean campaign began, the squadron pilots flew to Korea - it was close from the base. The main task of 80th FBS was to attack targets on the ground, and there were practically no clashes with enemy fighters. But there were ethical problems here - often villages and townships became targets for strikes.

The young lieutenant Fisher came close fight with the enemy, rather than the daily routine sorties to attack, he began to send reports on the transfer of command. 1951 spring, his squadron was transferred to South Korea.

For the first time Fisher "smelled gunpowder" during based at Kimpo - His plane damaged by ground fire. The pilot was able to land attack, but recovery is not subject to it.

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Put forth to 100 hours, Fischer was transferred to headquarters. But he managed to knock permission to return to the army and received a long-awaited "Sabre". First victory could win already 26.11.1952. By the end of January 1953 5, he won victories and became jet ace. By the beginning of April this year, has already 10 MiGs shot down.

7.04.1953 Fisher and his wingman took off on patrol. In flight, collided with the four MiGs. Soviet pilots shot Fisher, he managed to eject.

On the ground, Harold had to flee from the peasants, he was captured by Chinese soldiers and captured. There he stayed until 1955 city

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After returning home, he continued to fly. In 70, he was an advisor in the South Vietnamese Air Force. In 1978, he quit. In 1994, he came to Ukraine and met with veterans of the Soviet Air Force who took part in the battle, where he was shot down.

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