USAF Fighter Tactics Team

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Four members of the USAF Fighter Tactics Team visit Itazuke Air Base to brief pilots on the latest ways to blow apart Soviet MiGs. L-R: Lt Col Robert E. Dawson, 35th Fighter Bomber Squadron commander, Lt. Walter Druen, Lt. Don L. Pascoe, Col. Orville Rehmann, 8th FBW commander, Capt. Brooks J. Liles, Maj. Frederick “Boots” Blesse.  The four team members (in flight clothing) had shot down their fair share of MiGs in Korea – Blesse being a double ace – and were touring bases to bring their success stories to their fellow pilots.

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