Download PDF by Gary Wetzel,Jim Laurier: A-10 Thunderbolt II Units of Operation Enduring Freedom

By Gary Wetzel,Jim Laurier

The A-10 was once by no means a favorite among the USAF's senior employees, and sooner than Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990 that they had tried to move the plane to the united states military and Marine Corps. Reprieved from untimely retirement, the A-10 may see wrestle within the Balkans throughout the mid-1990s and over Iraq in Operations Northern Watch and Southern Watch until eventually Operation Iraqi Freedom started in 2003. Following the eleven September 2001 assaults within the usa, the Bush management answered with the instigation of Operation Enduring Freedom. A-10 airplane first entered the fray in the course of Operation Anaconda in March 2002. in the course of Anaconda 4 A-10s flying from Pakistan supplied 21 directly hours of FAC (A)/CAS insurance. The untold tale of the A-10 in Enduring Freedom should be explored and awarded as by no means sooner than via first hand interviews and images from these concerned, besides reputable army achieves. This name is the 1st of 3 deliberate overlaying the strive against event of the USAF's A-10 Thunderbolt II devices. Follow-on volumes will research the function of the Warthog in the course of Operation barren region hurricane and Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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