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34 TFS

388 TFW, Korat

F-105D Thunderchief

61-0194

28th May 1968
Released: March 14, 1973

Col Roger D. Ingvalson


 
Col Roger D. Ingvalson

 


Operation Homecoming 14th March 1973

Roger Ingvalson was shot down on his 87 mission over North Vietnam. He was  the pilot in a single seat F-105D when he was captured.
He endured 20 months in solitary, and torture that included ropes and leg irons.

"I was  operations officer of the 34th Tactical Fighter Squadron at Korat Royal Air Force Base, Thailand when I was shot down . . ."

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Col Roger D. Ingvalson