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Strategic Air Command Nuclear Bombers By peter dancey
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The idea of a nuclear war between the major powers in the second decade of the new millennium seems remote but there was a time immediately post-WW 2 and throughout the decades of the 'Cold War' that... More > USAF Strategic Air Command maintained a huge arsenal of nuclear weapons to be carried aloft by a large fleet of bombers dedicated to delivery of high yield tactical warheads to the Soviets and their Warpac allies.< Less
Victor Bomber Tanker By peter dancey
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The crescent-winged Handley Page Victor was the last of the trio of acclaimed RAF v-bombers to enter service though it never served in large numbers. It served mainly in its intended role as a... More > carrier of the Blue Steel stand off nuclear missile. Later it was deployed in the Strategic Reconnaissance role and as an in-flight refueling tanker and remembered for its Falklands War epic flights in support of the Avro Vulcan B.2 Black Cuck raids flown from Ascension Island in 1982.< Less
United States Strategic Bombers 1945 - 2012 By Stuart Slade
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A definitive resource from Defense Lion Publications detailing the evolution of the United States Strategic Bomber inventory; from the Boeing B-29 Superfortress in World War II through the B-2... More > Stealth Bomber. Remastered archival documents from the U.S Air Force with design characteristics are also included for each aircraft with authoritative original text that places each one in the context of the development of aviation technology and world history. A look at the future for the next generation of United States Bomber is also discussed in detail. This is an authoritative resource for military historians, aviation buffs or for anyone looking for insight into the bombers that changed the world.< Less
United States Strategic Bombers 1945 - 2012 By Stuart Slade
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By 1944, the US had the world's largest AF with 2.4 million personnel and 80,000 A/C. After WWII, the US relied on a strategy of deterrence using nuclear weapons. Accordingly, the US gave preference... More > to its long-range atomic bombing force now known as SAC. The B-36 could hit targets thousands of miles away. -The B-29 and B-50 were replaced by B-47s while the B-36 replaced the B-52. The bombers' went supersonic with the B-58 Hustler. Finally, the ultimate expression of the strategic bomber was realized with the B-70 Valkyrie, a Mach 3 beauty with true intercontinental range. -The FB-111 replaced the B-58 while the new B-1 Lancer entered the fleet alongside the venerable B-52. An entirely new concept of bomber was developed as the B-2 Spirit. This relied on its stealth, but the sheer cost meant that only a handful of B-2s were built and the number of bombers continued to decline. -Yet, in the early 21st century, the strategic bomber was confirmed yet again in Iraq. This is the history of the US strategic bomber.< Less
Avro Vulcan-The Nuclear Years By kev darling
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This volume covers the Avro Vulcan during the early part of its service with the Royal air Force. Presented in full colour over 64 pages this book shows the B.1 ,B.1A and the B.2 in their early... More > years.Also included are detail shots that includes the Blue Steel and Skybolt weapons.< Less
The Goldsboro Broken Arrow – Second Edition:The B-52 Crash of January 24, 1961, and Its Potential as a Tipping Point for Nuclear War By Joel Dobson
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“…an edge-of-your-seat tale about close calls and disaster averted.” –Dr. Roy Heidicker, Wing Historian, 4th Fighter Wing ______________________________ “Joel... More > Dobson has illuminated the story of the 1961 Goldsboro Broken Arrow, one of the most serious nuclear accidents in history. With meticulous detail, his book describes the inner workings of the B-52, the terrible plane crash, and the costs and consequences of this deadly accident. Dobson, a SAC veteran, compiles this rich history with an insider’s knowledge, offering a fine read to air force buffs, nuclear experts, and casual readers alike. This is the book to turn to if you want the details of what happened that fateful night in 1961.” –Barbara Moran, author of The Day We Lost the H-Bomb: Cold War, Hot Nukes and the Worst Nuclear Weapons Disaster in History< Less
The Goldsboro Broken Arrow – Second Edition: The B-52 Crash of January 24, 1961, and Its Potential as a Tipping Point for Nuclear War By Joel Dobson
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The true story of the B-52 that disintegrated near Goldsboro, North Carolina in 1961, spilling two H-Bombs that could have led to war. “Joel Dobson has illuminated the story of the 1961... More > Goldsboro Broken Arrow, one of the most serious nuclear accidents in history. With meticulous detail, his book describes the inner workings of the B-52, the terrible plane crash, and the costs and consequences of this deadly accident. Dobson, a SAC veteran, compiles this rich history with an insider’s knowledge, offering a fine read to air force buffs, nuclear experts, and casual readers alike. This is the book to turn to if you want the details of what happened that fateful night in 1961.” –Barbara Moran, author of The Day We Lost the H-Bomb: Cold War, Hot Nukes and the Worst Nuclear Weapons Disaster in History ______________________________< Less
British Aircraft Industry - 1946 By peter dancey
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This ebook suuplements this authors HB released 2014 by Fonthill Media 'British Aircraft Manufacturers Since 1909 available Amazon UK. This ebook edition deals specifically with the immediate... More > post-war aviation industry in the UK and the decisions taken by the UK government wrt its nuclear deterrent and the RAF reauirment for new jet bombers to implement this policy< Less
Avro Vulcan Overview By peter dancey
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Much has been written about the Avro Vulcan bomber not least by this author in three editions, the latest a complete history of all 136 machines published 2013 by Fonthill Mdeia Ltd available from... More > Amazon UK book aviation store, the softback edition includes Falklands War operations, And XH558 'Vulcsn to the Air' and air display career,< Less
Convair B-58 Hustler By peter dancey
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The SAC Convair B-58 although only procured in small numbers was a very advanced tactical bomber that flew and responded more like a fighter with all its stores carried externally. This ebook takes... More > the reader on a SAC alert mission in this very exciting bomber.< Less