By Martin Bowman
Operation ‘Musketeer’ (1956), fastened while RAF and French Air strength bombers and fighter-bombers attacked airfields and different ambitions in Egypt (after President Nasser had nationalised the Suez Canal), can also be lined during this gripping narrative. The Falklands crusade can be coated, as is the Vietnam battle.
In one other bankruptcy, QRA operations round the British Isles are placed lower than the microscope as RAF Phantoms, Lightnings, Tornadoes and storm Eurofighters on speedy response Alert are defined, patrolling overseas air house and preserving a relentless vigil as Soviet ‘Bears’ endured to check NATO defences.
All in all, it is a compelling, well-researched and hugely informative research of a very dynamic period in aviation history.
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Cold War Jet Combat: Air-to-Air Jet Fighter Operations 1950-1972 by Martin Bowman