Download PDF by Peter Hunt: Angles of Attack, An A-6 Intruder Pilot's War

By Peter Hunt

From the provider release in overall darkness to the gut-dropping rolls via enemy antiaircraft hearth, Peter Hunt places you within the pilot’s seat for the flight of your life.

Moments after the 1st Gulf conflict all started, assault pilot Pete Hunt was once catapulted into the evening sky from the deck of the USS Ranger. For the subsequent six weeks, Hunt performed dozens of bombing missions into Kuwait and Iraq, together with all-weather low-level assaults, A-6 Intruder missions so harmful that they might by no means be flown in wrestle back. no matter if Hunt was once losing laser-guided bombs on precision ambitions, assisting the Marines at the flooring, or engaging in assaults alongside the notorious “highway of death,” America’s undertaking was once transparent – to strength the invading Iraqi military out of Kuwait.

Operation desolate tract hurricane - America’s first full-scale clash considering Vietnam - proved to the realm that the U.S. army was once nonetheless battle-ready after many years of chilly battle and set the level for army interventions for future years. Hunt’s gripping depiction of A-6 Intruders in wrestle is a inspiration frightening account of what the United States asks of her army each day.

This…Gulf struggle memoir is great; it quite does positioned the reader within the cockpit...Peter Hunt’s enthusiastic account is likely one of the better of the kind this reviewer has learn in contemporary years.
Peter Mersky, The Hook – magazine of provider Aviation booklet evaluation, February 2003.

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