Images Of Kara's First Day: Pictures Of Red Dawn's WW3 And The Aftermath

Miss Buffy over Canada returning from an EASTERN EXPRESS mission, 1987:
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Dawn on Day One of PRAIRIE FIRE, 1987. That's 512 on the tanker. Kara took this photo with her personal camera, so it's not an "Official" USAF one.
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Grumman F-14A production line, Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant, Calverton, october 1986. Despite logistical difficulties due to the loss of several subcontractors in the occupied zone, ,loss of skilled personnel during the destruction of New York and occasional Soviet attacks, Grumman's production managed to increase to 39 Tomcats in this first year of full war.

The MP944 microprocessor equipping the F-14, the first in the world designed between 1968 and 1970, remained a national secret until 2003 although the Iranian devices examined by Moscow and those lost in combat are recovered by communist forces make it an open secret.
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Good morning. Yes, indicated in the main story thread with anecdotes where enemy pilots who find themselves in Indian reservations are scalped
Scalping never dies even WWIII those American Indians arent messing around when it comes on fighting COMBLOC forces and the codetalkers are back again after they used to be in World War 2.
 
Old tribal habits resurfaced....

Guru mentions on a couple of occasions an incident on the San Carlos Apache Reservation in Arizona in 1986: A Tu-22 Blinder was shot down by an F-15 and crashed on the reservation. AF Intelligence and Combat Security Police from Davis-Monthan AFB went there to collect the downed aircrew, and found the Tribal Police Chief at the crash site. He took them to where the crew was: not in the police jail, but in a nearby field-staked out on the ground, scalped, and flayed alive! The desert critters were already at work....

It took some convincing, but the tribes in AZ and Western NM eventually got the idea from AF Intelligence that "corpses can't be interrogated."
 
Old tribal habits resurfaced....

Guru mentions on a couple of occasions an incident on the San Carlos Apache Reservation in Arizona in 1986: A Tu-22 Blinder was shot down by an F-15 and crashed on the reservation. AF Intelligence and Combat Security Police from Davis-Monthan AFB went there to collect the downed aircrew, and found the Tribal Police Chief at the crash site. He took them to where the crew was: not in the police jail, but in a nearby field-staked out on the ground, scalped, and flayed alive! The desert critters were already at work....

It took some convincing, but the tribes in AZ and Western NM eventually got the idea from AF Intelligence that "corpses can't be interrogated."

And killing air crew who have ejected is a War Crime. Those responsible for atrocities such as that one should have been sent to prison.
 
They should have and they weren't. The FBI had jurisdiction as the incident took place on an Indian Reservation, but AFIK no investigation was ever conducted.
 
Old tribal habits resurfaced....

Guru mentions on a couple of occasions an incident on the San Carlos Apache Reservation in Arizona in 1986: A Tu-22 Blinder was shot down by an F-15 and crashed on the reservation. AF Intelligence and Combat Security Police from Davis-Monthan AFB went there to collect the downed aircrew, and found the Tribal Police Chief at the crash site. He took them to where the crew was: not in the police jail, but in a nearby field-staked out on the ground, scalped, and flayed alive! The desert critters were already at work....

It took some convincing, but the tribes in AZ and Western NM eventually got the idea from AF Intelligence that "corpses can't be interrogated."
The POWs were rather happy to talk to the military when they were told if they didn't they would be left on the reservation.
 
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Table from 1993 illustrating the action of Gazelle helicopters of the Rapid Action Force (Force d'Action Rapide) of the French Army and one Bo 105 PAH 1 of Heeresfliegertruppe during the campaign in East Germany in 1989.
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The POWs were rather happy to talk to the military when they were told if they didn't they would be left on the reservation.
Except for that Libyan part When a Libyan colonel with a pelvic wound captured by a Marine unit refuses to talk, his interrogators point to their Jewish battalion surgeon, who supposedly has already taken the liberty of castrating other Arab POWs. He becomes very cooperative. The surgeon (who didn’t actually cut anyone’s balls off) thinks it’s hilarious. humiliating but funny is Gadaffi sent Libyan troops on United States during the war.
 
They did: six brigades. Three were destroyed in PRAIRIE FIRE in 1987-caught in the Pueblo Pocket (comparable to Stalingrad in size, 100K Soviet and Soviet-bloc KIA, 200K EPWs), and the other three will meet their fate in 1988-89.
 
Except for that Libyan part When a Libyan colonel with a pelvic wound captured by a Marine unit refuses to talk, his interrogators point to their Jewish battalion surgeon, who supposedly has already taken the liberty of castrating other Arab POWs. He becomes very cooperative. The surgeon (who didn’t actually cut anyone’s balls off) thinks it’s hilarious. humiliating but funny is Gadaffi sent Libyan troops on United States during the war.
Rumor has it the officers were smart enough to plan and carry out a coup. He kept the ones he could trust. They weren't smart enough to keep him in power.
 
Remember, Qaddafi hung on until 2011, when the uprising came. He made the big mistake of using mustard and sarin on the rebels, which, in turn, led to SAC and the RAF paying him a visit. With ALCM, B-61 and B-83, WE-177..... End of Qaddafi, his regime, and half of Libya...
 
Remember, Qaddafi hung on until 2011, when the uprising came. He made the big mistake of using mustard and sarin on the rebels, which, in turn, led to SAC and the RAF paying him a visit. With ALCM, B-61 and B-83, WE-177..... End of Qaddafi, his regime, and half of Libya...
NATO and allied air-naval power definitely made Gaddaffi's forces inoperable. Had NATO not intervened, the rebellion was doomed.
 
True. Once NATO air and naval power came in, it swung the momentum the Rebels' way. Qaddafi's response to that was the aforementioned CW attacks on the rebels. Which led to CINC-SAC getting a call from POTUS asking for strike options, and CINC-RAF Strike Command getting a similar phone call from 10 Downing St. We know the rest. And due to the need to hit several hardened targets with ground bursts or near ground bursts, some parts of the Libyan desert will be quite hotter than usual for a while longer....
 
American Biker Gangs are not a fan of the COMBLOC forces trying to invade America like Hells Angels Most biker gangs end up volunteering for the Army as light cavalry regiments. The Hell's Angels are especially famous as the 13th Irregular Light Motorized Cavalry. They trade in their Harleys for LAV-25s and gun jeeps, though. They also are known to have dispensed some biker justice to some high-profile ALA members caught trying to sneak back into the general populace at the war’s end, like those Hells Angels and various Biker Gangs joined the fight against the COMBLOC forces trading their Harleys Motorcycles with Gun Jeeps and LAV-25s.
 
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