B/EB-66 Destroyer Units in Combat

; Jim Laurier (Illustratør) ; Gareth Hector (Illustratør)

A fascinating study of the EB-66, which from 1965 to 1967 was the US Air Force's only platform for jamming and escort duties for its strike operations over heavily-defended areas. Without the bravery and skill of EB-66 operators, US losses would undoubtedly have been much higher during the Vietnam War, with large tactical strikes on North Vietnam and Arc Light B-52 raids only available when EB-66 support was possible. Les mer
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A fascinating study of the EB-66, which from 1965 to 1967 was the US Air Force's only platform for jamming and escort duties for its strike operations over heavily-defended areas. Without the bravery and skill of EB-66 operators, US losses would undoubtedly have been much higher during the Vietnam War, with large tactical strikes on North Vietnam and Arc Light B-52 raids only available when EB-66 support was possible.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

1. Naval Origins
2. Cold War Bomber
3. Yokota and Shaw
4. Into the Fire
5. Thundering On
6. The Final Round
7. Still in Europe
Appendices
- Colour plates commentary
- Index

Om forfatteren

Peter E. Davies has published 40 aviation books, 29 of them for Osprey. He has also contributed to magazines such as Aeroplane Monthly, Aviation News and Aircraft Illustrated. He concentrates mainly upon combat aircraft of the Cold War and Vietnam War.

Jim Laurier is a native of New England, growing up in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He has been drawing since he could hold a pencil and throughout his life he has worked in many mediums creating artwork on a variety of subjects. He has worked on the Osprey Aviation list since 2000 and in that time he has produced some of the finest artwork seen in these volumes. He has specialised in aircraft of the Vietnam War period.