By Peter Darman
Книга 21st Century Warplanes and Helicopters 21st Century Warplanes and Helicopters Книги Вооружение Автор: PeterDarman Год издания: 2004 Формат: pdf Издат.:Grange Books Страниц: 192 Размер: 34.16 ISBN: 1840136790 Язык: Английский0 (голосов: zero) Оценка:Twenty-First Century Warplanes and Helicopters positive factors crucial army fixed-wing and rotary-wing plane at the moment in carrier worldwide. those contain the warplanes at the moment in US provider, resembling the B-1 and B-2 bombers, the F-16 scuffling with Falcon, F-15 Eagle and F-14 Tomcat. additionally featured are the warplanes and helicopters that sector a very important a part of NATO air defence community, similar to the twister, Harrier, Eurofighter storm and PAH-2 Tiger. moreover, the ebook comprises an important airborne caution and air regulate process (AWACS) plane in provider, resembling the Sentry, E-767 and Mainstay.Though multirole strive against airplane shape the innovative of recent air forces, transporters offer crucial logistical aid for either floor and air devices. Twenty-First Century Warplanes and Helicopters accordingly positive aspects delivery airplane and helicopters presently in provider world wide, together with the C-141 Starlifter, II-76 Candid, C-130 Hercules, C-17 Globemaster, CH-47 Chinook and CH-53 Sea Stallion. every one airplane featured is illustrated by means of a full-color photo and followed through textual content that describes its layout, improvement and deployment history.In addition to the textual content and images, Twenty-First Century Warplanes and Helicopters contains a complete requisites desk for every plane, which include the next different types (all weights and measures in metric and imperial): group, size, peak, greatest pace, date deployed, producer and structures.
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The ensuing deadlock left some 12,000prisoners-among them 7,000 South Koreans, 3,000 Americans, and almost 1,000 British-in the hands of the enemy. The treatment they received varied according to the time and circumstances of their capture. The North Korean army, whether advancing arrogantly or in panicky retreat, spared little concern for prisoners, at times taking none or shooting those already in custody. Army Maj. Gen. William F. Dean, himself a prisoner of the North Koreans, recalled that American pilots who parachuted safely after bombing or strafing towns north of the 38th parallel could expect no mercy from any civilians who might capture them.
By mid-March, after Ridgway ’s troops had dealt the Chinese several sharp blows, MacArthur told reporters that the mission of his command was to unify the two Koreas. Although the President in the discouraging days following China’s intervention had issued a directive warning against unauthorized 34 The Air War over Korea statements on the conduct of the war, MacArthur received no rebuke. Since Ridgway’s Eighth Army was approaching the 38th parallel, Truman hoped to capitalize on the reversal of Chinese fortunes, and possibly forestall an enemy counterthrust, by offering to negotiate an end to the fighting.
On the 15th of that month, before the Wonsan invasion force had left port, General 24 The Air War over Korea MacArthur arrived at Wake Island where he assured President Truman that the Chinese were no cause for concern. China had threatened to enter the war if the United Nations forces drew too near to the Yalu, but these warnings were dismissed as propaganda. Not even the sighting on October 18 of 100 fighters parked on the airfield at Antung in Manchuria caused alarm. When the Chinese struck, they attacked piecemeal.
Twenty First Century Warplanes and Helicopters by Peter Darman