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Seven Decade of the United States Air Force


2017, 100 pages, format 21 x 29,7, photos N/B et en couleurs, texte en anglais.

10,00 €


Since it was formed in 1947 the United States Air Force has been involved in a myriad of missions and achieved many notable firsts.  

USAF at 70 - Seven Decades of the United States Air Force is a 100-page special publication marking the seventieth anniversary of one of the world's foremost air arms. 

Features include:

F-82 Twin Mustangs over Korea - Warren Thompson discusses the role of the legendary night fighter and looks at the USAF's first aerial kills  

Operation Baby Lift - One of the USAF's most famous humanitarian missions saw more than 10,000 babies and infants evacuated from Vietnam in a matter of days  

Thunderbirds - The USAF's display team has flown a variety of jet fighters and trainers.  Steve Bridgewater looks at the history of one of the world's best loved formation teams.  

Flying the Aardvark - We learn what it was it like to fly the swing-wing, supersonic attack bomber from British bases during the height of the Cold War  

Bear Hunting Raptors - Dr Dave Sloggett discusses the recent increase in Tu-95 Bear probing flights in the airspace around Alaska and the USAF F-22 Raptor's role in defending the frozen north.  

PLUS - American Air Museum in Britain,  the USAF's Heavy Lifters, Electronic Warfare in Europe, Special Ops, the history of the USAF Bomber, Operation Eagle Claw and much more.

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