B-52 Stratofortress Units 1980-1999 - Lake, Jon
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With the ending of the Cold War, the B-52's traditional combat role became redundant, and the USAF looked for new ways to use the machine. The invasion of Kuwait by Iraq in August 1990 gave the B-52 the chance to prove its worth in the new world order, and Stratofortress crews flying the B-52G seized the opportunity with both hands. This book explains how, flying from bases in the Indian Ocean, Britain, Spain and Saudi Arabia, the B-52G was at the forefront of the campaign to free Kuwait of Saddam's forces and dropped the first bombs of Operation Desert Storm.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
With the ending of the Cold War, the B-52's traditional combat role became redundant, and the USAF looked for new ways to use the machine. The invasion of Kuwait by Iraq in August 1990 gave the B-52 the chance to prove its worth in the new world order, and Stratofortress crews flying the B-52G seized the opportunity with both hands. This book explains how, flying from bases in the Indian Ocean, Britain, Spain and Saudi Arabia, the B-52G was at the forefront of the campaign to free Kuwait of Saddam's forces and dropped the first bombs of Operation Desert Storm.
  • Produktdetails
  • Combat Aircraft
  • Verlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Seitenzahl: 96
  • Erscheinungstermin: 11. November 2004
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 248mm x 185mm x 7mm
  • Gewicht: 295g
  • ISBN-13: 9781841767512
  • ISBN-10: 1841767514
  • Artikelnr.: 21207214