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Author Thigpen, Jerry L., 1946-

Title The Praetorian STARShip : the untold story of the Combat Talon / Jerry L. Thigpen.

Imprint Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. : Air University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  D 301.26/6:2002020565    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 488 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note "December 2001."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Establishment of Combat Talon -- The Combat Talon weapons system -- Combat Knife (The Pope Air Force Base years: 1965-74) -- Combat Spear (The Vietnam War years: 1966-74) -- Combat Arrow (Europe: 1968-74) -- The Son Tay Prisoner of War Raid (1970) -- Between the wars (1975-79) -- The Iranian rescue mission (1979-80) -- Project Honey Badger and Credible Sport (1980-81) -- From Desert One to Point Salines (1981-83) -- Road to Combat Talon II (1984-89) -- Operation Just Cause (1989-90) -- Desert Shield/Desert Storm (1990-91) -- Mount Pinatubo to Operation Joint Endeavor (1991-95) -- Operation Assured Response to the New Millennium (1996-2000) -- Epilogue. Appendices: Live Fulton STARS made by Combat Talon Aircraft -- Partial summary of upgrades, MOD-90 Combat Talon I.
Note Print version record.
Subject United States. Air Force -- History.
United States. Air Force. (OCoLC)fst00538280
Hercules (Turboprop transports) -- History.
Airdrop -- History.
Special operations (Military science)
Search and rescue operations -- United States -- History.
Airdrop. (OCoLC)fst00802905
Hercules (Turboprop transports) (OCoLC)fst00955399
Search and rescue operations. (OCoLC)fst01110359
Special operations (Military science) (OCoLC)fst01128975
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Title Surface-to-air recover system : the untold story of the Combat Talon
Combat Talon
Other Form: Print version: Thigpen, Jerry L., 1946- Praetorian STARShip. Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala. : Air University Press, 2001 1585661031 9781585661039 (OCoLC)49535784
ISBN 9781429465465 (electronic bk.)
1429465468 (electronic bk.)
Standard No. DEBBG BV040921733
NZ1 13111879
Gpo Item No. 0422-K (online)
Sudoc No. D 301.26/6:2002020565

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