Apollos Warriors by michael haas

By michael haas

Apollos Warriors КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: Air college PressАвтор(ы): Michael E. HaasЯзык: EnglishГод издания: 1997Количество страниц: 380ISBN: 1-58566-035-3Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 7.46 mb RapidIfolder fifty one

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20. History, 6167th ABG, 1 July–31 December 1952, letter page not numbered. 21. History, 6167th ABG, 1 January–30 June 1953, page not numbered. 22. Brig Gen Harry C. 0512-1716), 12–15 August 1986, 42. (Secret) Information extracted is unclassified. 23. History, 6167th ABG, 1 July–31 December 1953, 5.

Activated 1 April 1952 in conjunction with a number of Fifth Air Force reorganizations, B Flight was equipped with B-26 medium bombers as well as C-46 and C-47 transports. ” T As “welcome mats” go, this bullet-riddled entrance to Seoul City Air Base left something to be desired. Officially designated K-16, the air base was unofficially known as Spook City. Regardless of name, it became the center for unconventional warfare operations during most of the war. Joe Barrett 40 B Flight t, and Pickup 41 Even an abbreviated summary of the declassified document describing B Flight’s “combat doctrine” in Korea helps explain the long-held secrecy surrounding this unit.

Occasionally, a female voice was used for the loudspeaker messages, adding insult to injury to the enemy below. 14 However literate or illiterate, the Communist soldiers could still be counted on to provide a hot welcome to SAM’s low-flying psywar missions. The initial psywar leaflet flights in 1950 were briefed to drop from 2,000 feet altitude,15 but it soon became evident that this was too high to assure the leaflets landed in the desired area. Flying at 500 feet solved the accuracy problems, and flights continued with standard leaflet loads averaging 3,000 to 4,000 pounds per mission.

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