By John Burford
In the course of its lengthy, lively existence with the army, the C-141 Starlifter has carried troops and kit within the Vietnam battle, Operation pressing Fury in Granada, Operation simply reason in Panama, Operations desolate tract guard and wasteland hurricane in Saudi Arabia, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operations in Afghanistan. regardless of the Starlifter's lengthy heritage, the fight to obtain what might develop into the C-141 was once an extended tale in itself. due to the struggle Lt common William Tunner, the army Air delivery Service's commander from 1958 to 1960, waged to procure an airplane devoted to sporting shipment and troops, the Starlifter did come to fruition. the 1st C-141 rolled out of the Lockheed Plant in Georgia on 22 August 1963 to a lot fanfare. From there, in struggle and peace, the C-141's tale has been lifted to the celebrities of aviation historical past. Illustrated with over one hundred fifty colour and eight b/w photos, 3-view drawing, 3-scheme colour camouflage artwork, and colour profiles. fifty eight pages.
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