By Peter Hunt
Moments after the 1st Gulf battle started, assault pilot Pete Hunt was once catapulted into the evening sky from the deck of the USS Ranger. For the subsequent six weeks, Hunt achieved dozens of bombing missions into Kuwait and Iraq, together with all-weather low-level assaults, A-6 Intruder missions so dangerous that they might by no means be flown in strive against back. even if Hunt was once shedding laser-guided bombs on precision ambitions, aiding the Marines at the flooring, or undertaking assaults alongside the notorious “highway of death,” America’s venture was once transparent – to strength the invading Iraqi military out of Kuwait.
Operation wilderness typhoon - America’s first full-scale clash on account that Vietnam - proved to the realm that the U.S. army was once nonetheless battle-ready after many years of chilly warfare and set the level for army interventions for future years. Hunt’s gripping depiction of A-6 Intruders in wrestle is a idea frightening account of what the US asks of her army each day.
This…Gulf warfare memoir is superb; it fairly does placed the reader within the cockpit...Peter Hunt’s enthusiastic account is without doubt one of the better of the kind this reviewer has learn in contemporary years.
Peter Mersky, The Hook – magazine of service Aviation e-book assessment, February 2003.
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