By Martin Bowman
Operation ‘Musketeer’ (1956), fastened while RAF and French Air strength bombers and fighter-bombers attacked airfields and different objectives in Egypt (after President Nasser had nationalised the Suez Canal), is additionally coated during this gripping narrative. The Falklands crusade is additionally coated, as is the Vietnam battle.
In one other bankruptcy, QRA operations round the British Isles are placed below the microscope as RAF Phantoms, Lightnings, Tornadoes and hurricane Eurofighters on speedy response Alert are defined, patrolling overseas air house and holding a relentless vigil as Soviet ‘Bears’ persisted to check NATO defences.
All in all, this can be a compelling, well-researched and hugely informative examine of a very dynamic period in aviation history.
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