COLD WAR KILLS

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  1. kingstonian

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    there are records of western aircraft being shot down by the Soviets....
    and quite a few pages too.....

    but what about the other way round?

    Tupolev Bears being shot down by Phantoms over Alaska and Aleutians for instance.....
     
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    More of US kills are more known than Soviet kills
     
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    Some slightly amusing and interesting ones from that site, like these

     
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    Because the majority of these are reported openly by the US military unlike the former Soviet Union....
     
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    And also more of the reports of the incidents are avaliable in the US than are avaliable in Russia...
     
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    Yup... I've had all of the above sites for quite some time.... Have u guys seen the radio transcript of the shootdown by Russian aircraft of JAL 007???

    Heres the opening line....

    "At 03:26hrs (local time) of 1 September 1983, the Soviet Maj. Genadiy Osipovich - an experienced Su-15-pilot - fired two R-98/AA-3 "Anab" missiles. His target: a Boeing 747-230B (c/n 20559/186), registered as HL7442, ownership of the Korean Airlines, and underway from New York, via Anchorage to Seoul on the flight KAL007..."

    http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_300.shtml
     
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