12th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron
The Korean War
The 12th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron flew unarmed and unescorted reconnaissance missions at night over North Korea. Scroll down or use the menu to the right to learn more about the people and their mission.
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World War II Veterans, fathers, and sons...meet the men who adopted the Recce motto: Alone! Unarmed! Unafraid?
Read the citations of these men and their extraordinary deeds.
Review the chronological timeline of significant events for the 12th Tactical Reconnaissance Squadron during the Korean War.
During the Korean War, the 12th participated in seven United Nations Campaigns agains North Korea. Learn more about the 12th's involvement in these campaigns.
Learn more about the types of missions the 12th flew during the Korean War.