By Tony Holmes
A few eighty four of the 250 Hornets devoted via crucial Command to Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-present) proudly bore MARINE titling on their rear fuselages. a different 14 have been marked with the precise kangaroo roundel of the Royal Australian Air strength (RAAF). The exploits accomplished through the devices that flew those jets into strive against is unique during this quantity, the 3rd of 3 titles released within the wrestle plane sequence on what has been dubbed by way of many TACAIR insiders the 'Hornet's War'. even though the majority of this ebook offers with the foremost hostilities part of OIF I, which ran from 20 March to twenty April 2003, the last decade of pre-war OSW missions and ongoing post-war OIF II operations also are lined in major element from the Marine Corps standpoint. Profusely illustrated with infrequent frontline images and greater than 30 especially commissioned color artistic endeavors, this publication additionally beneficial properties the strive against studies of 24 pilots and guns structures officials.
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