Conflict in the Balkans 1991-2000

Conflict in the Balkans 1991-2000

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Exposing the true scale and significance of the deployment of air power in the Balkans, this book details the activities of NATO and UN aircraft as well as local pilots in the former Yugoslavia. From bombing by B-2 stealth bombers to air-to-air combat; from moving ground troops by helicopter to 'food-bombing' for refugees, air power has played a vital role in ''Europe's Vietnam'', and there is little sign that the fires of conflict are being extinguished. Debate amongst air power practitioners has yielded little agreement as to the degree of damage inflicted on the Yugoslav 3rd Army in Kosovo, the Balkans continue to be a region of conflict and ethnic hatred.US Navy SEAL commandos train to disembark from a US Navy Sikorsky HH-60 Rescue Hawk during an exercise on the ... to shoot down the helicopters, but the rescuers regrouped and, just as they crossed into Serbia, the Pave Low pilots toanbsp;...

Title:Conflict in the Balkans 1991-2000
Author:Tim Ripley, Mark Rolfe
Publisher:Osprey Publishing - 2013-05-20


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