By Peter Hunt
Moments after the 1st Gulf struggle begun, assault pilot Pete Hunt was once catapulted into the evening sky from the deck of the USS Ranger. For the subsequent six weeks, Hunt carried out dozens of bombing missions into Kuwait and Iraq, together with all-weather low-level assaults, A-6 Intruder missions so unsafe that they might by no means be flown in wrestle back. no matter if Hunt used to be losing laser-guided bombs on precision pursuits, aiding the Marines at the flooring, or carrying out assaults alongside the notorious “highway of death,” America’s undertaking used to be transparent – to strength the invading Iraqi military out of Kuwait.
Operation wilderness typhoon - America’s first full-scale clash on the grounds that Vietnam - proved to the area that the U.S. army was once nonetheless battle-ready after many years of chilly warfare and set the degree for army interventions for years yet to come. Hunt’s gripping depiction of A-6 Intruders in strive against is a notion upsetting account of what the USA asks of her army each day.
This…Gulf battle memoir is superb; it particularly does placed the reader within the cockpit...Peter Hunt’s enthusiastic account is without doubt one of the better of the sort this reviewer has learn in contemporary years.
Peter Mersky, The Hook – magazine of service Aviation publication assessment, February 2003.
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Angles of Attack, An A-6 Intruder Pilot's War by Peter Hunt