B-57 Canberra Units of the Vietnam War

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B-57 Canberra Units of the Vietnam War

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The B-57 Canberra was the first jet-powered American attack aircraft committed to the Vietnam War. Involved in day-to-day interdiction missions as well as in classified “black” missions and a starring role in Operation Rolling Thunder; the B-57 evolved to become one of the most valuable weapons in the USAF inventory. The B-57E was involved in the Patricia Lynn missions, parts of which remain classified. This book also fully documents the role of the Australian Canberra B-20 in working alongside the B-57. Featuring scores of previously unpublished photographs; the story of the B-57 is the story of the Vietnam War.

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Development /Organisation /Preparations /Invasion /Final Winter /Into Germany /Appendices and plate commentaries

Product details

Published 20 Jan 2011
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 96
ISBN 9781846039713
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 20 b/w; 80 col
Dimensions 248 x 184 mm
Series Combat Aircraft
Short code COM 85
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Jim Laurier

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