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Operation Bolo – A Deceptive Air-ambush lead by Robin Olds

Operation Bolo - A Deceptive Air-ambush lead by Robin Olds

The operation was a deception-based mission during the Vietnam War devised to lure fighter aircraft of the Vietnam People’s Air Force (VPAF)- into battle where the odds were stacked against the defenders. The Mission was planned in response to North Vietnamese tactics during the Operation Rolling Thunder aerial-bombardment campaign wherein …

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