F-86 Sabre: Jet Strike! (2002, Documentary)

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Published on Jul 27, 2020

This is the remarkable story of America's first swept-wing fighter and its elite battle-hardened aircrews. Developed from jet technology captured from the Germans after WWII, the F-86 approached speeds of Mach 1. First deployed during the Korean War, the F-86 battled the Soviet-made MiG-15, fighting some of the earliest jet-to-jet battles in history. For over two years, the F-86 Sabre took on the menacing Russian MiG-15 in the skies over Korea and out-performed it, accounting for a final ratio of 10-to-1. Whether playing interceptor or fighter-bomber, the Sabre was a battle winner. Find out why pilots called it the best plane they ever flew.

Alexander IV History's supplementary notes:
From the "Battle Stations" series.
Narrated by: David Robb
Produced by Flashback Television for The History Channel
Extended Interview with Buzz Aldrin (Sabre pilot) joined to the the film 44:55 - 53:13
Dept of Defense Korea Newsreel 53:13 - 55:50
Sabre jets extra film 55:50 - 59:34

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