US Navy Hornet Units of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM - Part 2, Combat Aircraft no 58, Osprey
- Brand: Osprey (Combat Aircraft)
- Product Code: D12993 
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This book explores the role of the US Navy Hornet units in the northern Iraqi campaign. These units were the first Navy Reserve unit to be mobilized since the Korean War, and their attacks were launched from carriers off the coast of Turkey. The conflict for these squadrons was very different from the campaign fought in southern Iraq: they worked almost exclusively with clandestine Special Forces teams from the US Army, Marine Corps, Navy SEALs, British and Australian SAS and Kurdish guerrillas. First-hand accounts accompany the indispensable role these units had in the battle to liberate Iraq.
Author: Tony Holmes
Publisher: Osprey publishing
Description: 96 pages, Paperback, 247 X 184 mm, approx. 120 b/w and colour photos, 12 aircraft colour profiles (plus 7 detail profiles), tables.
Shipping weight: 400 gr.