Since its establishment, the U.S. Air Force has played a significant role in the vents that have shaped modern history. This chronology commemorates the golden anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Air Force as an independent service. Taken individually, each entry in the volume marks a single, notable moment in the evolution of an illustrious heritage. In the aggregate, the entries tell a remarkable story of a powerful military institution's adaptation to 50 years of political, technological, a social change from 18 September 1947 through 9 April 1997. Comprehensive! Photos.Captain Johnson will be awarded :he Air Force Cross; the Pave Low helicopter crew will receive the Mackay Trophy for ... 706th Tactical Fighter Squadron scores the first-ever A- 10 Warthog air-to-air kill by shooting down an Iraqi helicopter.
|Title||:||The Cold War & Beyond|
|Author||:||Frederick J. Shaw, Jr.|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1997-05-01|