F-86 Pilot Buzz Aldrin's after action report - Korean War 1953
15 years before he stepped on the Moon with Neil Armstrong from Apollo 11's Lunar Lander Eagle, Lieutenant Edwin E. Buzz Aldrin was an F-86 combat pilot with the 16th Fighter Interceptor Squadron during the Korean War, flying out of Suwon Air base in 1953. The 16th was part of 51st Fighter Interceptor Wing, commanded by legendary ace Col. Francis S. Gabby Gabreski. Aldrin flew 66 missions and is credited with downing 2 Mig-15s. This short interview was filmed with his F-86 shortly after landing from a mission patrolling the Yalu River.