Trolling for Guns on the Ho Chi Minh Trail

By | September 18, 2019

Trolling for Guns on the Ho Chi Minh Trail

As the Vietnam war interdiction campaign spread to North Vietnam, Laos, and eventually Cambodia, the slow moving FACs in their small prop planes began to encounter intense ground fire. It was then, in 1967, that the jet FACs began to take over in high threat areas. A former commander of the famed 8th Tac Fighter Wing Wolf FACs poignantly reminisces about these men and the mission.

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