US Marine and RAAF Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom
US Marine and RAAF Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom by Tony Holmes
Book DescriptionHornet units were in the vanguard of first strikes in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and this book draws on material from the author's unprecedented interviews with Australian and American combat veterans to provide a remarkable insight into their operations with the RAAF and US Marines in Iraq. The RAAF detachment in Iraq represented the Australian Air Force's first deployment in an overseas theatre since the Korean War. This book examines the combat roles of RAAF and US Marine Homets throughout OIF, including their support of the drive towards Baghdad, and detailing the impressive array of US ordnance that they dropped or launched in the course of the campaign.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781841768472
(248mm x 184mm x 8mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 8-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Tony Holmes
Tony Holmes has worked as Osprey's aerospace editor since 1989, having previously served as an author/photographer for this publishing house in Australasia. He established the critically acclaimed and hugely popular Aircraft of the Aces series in 1994, and has also developed both the Combat Aircraft and Aviation Elite Units series. An airbrush artist with years of experience, Chris Davey has produced the profiles for over a dozen Osprey books since 1994. His most recent work includes Combat Aircraft volumes 46: 'US Navy Hornet Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom (Part 1)' and 47: 'F-15C/E Eagle Units of Operation Iraqi Freedom'.
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