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Grumman A-6 Intruder Prowler - Anthony M. Thornborough & Peter E. Davies

Ian Allan, 1987, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Edges of the text block lightly tanned.

Diagrams to the lining papers. Illustrated with black and white photographs. No. 26 in the series. From the cover: “The A-6 Intruder’s career has been a relatively low-key affair so far. In Vietnam it was the MiG-killing fighter jocks who grabbed the headlines, and the Intruder was criticised for its slow speed, high unit cost and systems unreliability. Nevertheless, the aircraft and its crews were able to outwit the most formidable anti-aircraft defence network ever confronted and to attack the most difficult targets in all weather conditions, and by 1973 had accumulated 35,000 combat missions. More recently A-6s have introduced the Harpoon missile to combat by sinking two Libyan patrol craft, following this up with raids on military installations in response to the Berlin discotheque bombing.

Size: 9½" x 7"
Series: Modern Combat Aircraft
Number of Pages: 112
ISBN: 0711016801

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