Angles of Attack, An A-6 Intruder Pilot's War by Peter Hunt

By Peter Hunt

From the provider release in overall darkness to the gut-dropping rolls via enemy antiaircraft fireplace, Peter Hunt places you within the pilot’s seat for the flight of your life.

Moments after the 1st Gulf struggle started, assault pilot Pete Hunt used to be catapulted into the evening sky from the deck of the USS Ranger. For the subsequent six weeks, Hunt completed dozens of bombing missions into Kuwait and Iraq, together with all-weather low-level assaults, A-6 Intruder missions so unsafe that they might by no means be flown in strive against back. even if Hunt used to be losing laser-guided bombs on precision goals, helping the Marines at the flooring, or accomplishing assaults alongside the notorious “highway of death,” America’s venture used to be transparent – to strength the invading Iraqi military out of Kuwait.

Operation barren region typhoon - America’s first full-scale clash on the grounds that Vietnam - proved to the realm that the U.S. army used to be nonetheless battle-ready after many years of chilly warfare and set the degree for army interventions for years yet to come. Hunt’s gripping depiction of A-6 Intruders in wrestle is a concept upsetting account of what the United States asks of her army each day.

This…Gulf battle memoir is superb; it rather does placed the reader within the cockpit...Peter Hunt’s enthusiastic account is without doubt one of the better of the sort this reviewer has learn in fresh years.
Peter Mersky, The Hook – magazine of service Aviation publication assessment, February 2003.

Show description

Read Online or Download Angles of Attack, An A-6 Intruder Pilot's War PDF

Similar adventurer & explorer biographies books

Bush Pilots: Legends of the Old and Bold

For years, a lot of northern Minnesota's desolate tract was once obtainable purely by means of small seaplane. The pilots who flew the world built the instincts and talent to fly with few or no tools in every kind of events and climate. Bush Pilots is a suite of reports, taking pictures the fierce spirit of those outstanding pilots and their adventures, wrecks, humor and rescues.

Vers Ispahan: Œuvre autobiographique d'un officier de marine (LES EXPLORATEUR) (French Edition)

Pierre Loti livre ses impressions à los angeles découverte d'un Moyen-Orient fastueux et enchanteur. En mai 1900, de retour d’Inde, Loti entreprend de traverser los angeles Perse (l’Iran actuel) et de se rendre à Ispahan, voyage qu’il raconte dans ce récit publié en 1904. Il est tout d’abord frappé à son arrivée par los angeles imaginative and prescient des monuments d’émail bleu, aperçus de loin.

Stories of the Heart, Volume 2: Stories To ENCOURAGE, EDIFY, and ENRICH

Dr. Goodell has been a pastor for over sixty years. He has been excited about church planting within the usa, Haiti, Romania, and the previous Soviet Union. less than the Reagan management, man labored with a presidential employees member, Dr. Bob Billings, and smuggled Bibles into the Soviet Empire. He has traveled often to Russia because the breakup of the Soviet Union, and he has additionally ministered within the Ukraine, Belarus, Latvia, and different of the previous Soviet states.

Arthur: Der Hund, der den Dschungel durchquerte, um ein Zuhause zu finden (German Edition)

Inmitten des ecuadorianischen Dschungels trifft der schwedische Extremsportler Mikael mit seinem group auf einen verwahrlosten Straßenhund – ausgemergelt und mit Wunden übersät: Arthur. Der Hund weicht ihm nicht mehr von der Seite und folgt ihm selbst durch knietiefen Matsch und im Kayak. Nach 650 km durch die Wildnis Ecuadors steht nicht mehr das Gewinnen des Rennens im Vordergrund sondern das neue Teammitglied heil nach Hause zu bringen.

Additional resources for Angles of Attack, An A-6 Intruder Pilot's War

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.46 of 5 – based on 18 votes

Related posts