Gene Kim Ok of Korea (DPRK). Biography. Fighting. Ranks. A photo.
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Gene Kim Ok of Korea (DPRK). Biography. Fighting. Ranks. A photo.

Gene Kim Ok of Korea (DPRK). Biography. Fighting. Ranks. A photo.

 

 

In 1950 was the beginning of the fighting, Kim was the commander of the squadron, flying the Yak-9. It was part of the regiment 56 Korea Air Force. In subsequent years 2 I flew the MiG-15, As a squadron commander, then he became a regiment commander and then Divisional Commander.

Gene Kim Ok of Korea (DPRK). Biography. Fighting. Ranks. A photo. 1

 

In 1951, he was awarded the title Hero of the country. He was considered the best among North Korean ace pilots shot down eleven American aircraft (including three bomber-29When another flew Yak-9P in the city of 1950).

Gene Kim Ok of Korea (DPRK). Biography. Fighting. Ranks. A photo. 2

 

After the end of hostilities continued to serve in the Air Force of the country. Spring 1969, the major difference, planned operation "defense" in its course had shot down an American reconnaissance plane EC-121.

He died in November 2001 years, while in the age of 76 years.

 

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