28 February 1941 – The Republic F-84 Thunderjet was an American turbojet fighter-bomber aircraft. Originating as a 1944 United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) proposal for a “day fighter”, the F-84 first flew in 1946. Although it entered service in 1947, the Thunderjet was plagued by so many structural and engine problems that a 1948
Michael M. Webb
“First Hun ride was out of Phu Cat . . . just along for a ride ‘cuz I was finishing my tour as a FAC, but my UPT buddy Paul Sheridan coxed me to do it. What a hoot!
We were engaged in stuff I could not imagine and will never tell.”
Mike now teaches swimming at Harper College in Rolling Meadows, IL.