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The Last Ace


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Abstract:
Samuelson states that there will probably not be another American combat ace after the Vietnam War ended. General Steve Ritchie, of Reidsville, is the last fighter pilot to earn that distinction by shooting down five North Vietnamese MIG 21 aircraft in 1972.
Source:
Recall (NoCar F 252 .R43), Vol. 12 Issue 1, Spr 2006, p20-21, il
Record #:
21380