Boek cover US Marine Corps and RAAF Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom van Tony Holmes

US Marine Corps and RAAF Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom

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uitgever Osprey Publishing
Taal Engels
Bindwijze E-book
Aantal paginas 96 pagina's
Ebook formaat Adobe ePub
Illustraties Nee
Auteur(s) Tony Holmes
Illustrator Chris Davey
Co-illustrator Chris Davey
Uitgever Osprey Publishing
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Extra groot lettertype Nee
Gewicht 305 g
Studieboek Ja
Verpakking hoogte 14 mm

Boekbeschrijving

Some 84 of the 250 Hornets committed by Central Command to Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) proudly bore MARINE titling on their rear fuselages. A further 14 were marked with the distinctive kangaroo roundel of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). The exploits achieved by the units that flew these jets into combat is detailed in this volume, the third of three titles published in the Combat Aircraft series on what has been dubbed by many TACAIR insiders the "Hornet"s War". Although the bulk of this book deals with the major hostilities phase of OIF I, which ran from 20 March to 20 April 2003, the decade of pre-war OSW missions and ongoing post-war OIF II operations are also covered in significant detail from the Marine Corps perspective. Profusely illustrated with rare frontline photography and more than 30 specially commissioned colour artworks, this book also features the combat experiences of 24 pilots and Weapons Systems Officers.

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