Dogfights

Season 1 Episode 7

The Last Gunfighter

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Aired Friday 10:00 PM Dec 22, 2006 on The History Channel
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May 19th and December 14th, 1967: American pilots flying the F-8 Crusader streak into the skies of Vietnam. But as they do, they face formidable and skilled opponents flying the deadly MiG-17. Experience combat with pilots Paul Speer, Phil Wood, and Richard Schaffert in some of the most thrilling dogfights of the Vietnam War.moreless
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    • Narrator: In an era where dogfights are decided with long rage missiles, one plane roars into battle with an extra edge. The F8 Crusader lights up the skies of Vietnam in legendary turn and burn air combat, earning the title of the last gunfighter. Using state of the art computer animation, you're in the cockpit as the powerful F8 Crusader slugs it out with the deadly MiG-17. Experience the battle, dissect the tactics, relive the dogfights.

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    • Commentators:

      Rear Admiral Paul Speer, USN (Ret)
      Crusader Pilot

      Captain Phil "Rat" Wood, USN (Ret)
      Crusader Pilot

      Barrett Tillman
      Author & Historian

      Rear Admiral Paul Gillcrist, USN (Ret)
      Crusader Pilot

      Captain Richard Shaffert, USN (Ret)
      Crusader Pilot

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