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B-52 Stratofortress Units in Operation Desert Storm

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With the ending of the Cold War (1946-1991), the B-52's traditional combat role became redundant, and the USAF looked for new ways to use the machine. The invasion of Kuwait by Iraq in August 1990 gave the B-52 the chance to prove its worth in the new world order, and Stratofortress crews flying the B-52G seized the opportunity with both hands. This book explains how, flying from bases in the Indian Ocean, Britain, Spain and Saudi Arabia, the B-52G was at the forefront of the campaign to free Kuwait of Saddam's forces and ...

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B-52 Stratofortress Units in Operation Desert Storm
2004, Osprey Publishing (UK), New York

ISBN-13: 9781841767512

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