September 9, 1951

1951: KOREAN WAR. Some 70 MiGs attack 28 F-86 Sabres between Sinanju and Pyongyang. Despite such odds, Capt Richard S. Becker, 334th Fighter Interceptor Squadron, and Capt Ralph D. Gibson, 335 FIS, each destroy a MiG, increasing the number of USAF jet aces from one to three.

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