Falklands War Operations Manual: April to June 1982 - Insights into the planning, logistics and tactics that led to the successful r

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14 août 2018|
Falklands War Operations Manual: April to June 1982 - Insights into the planning, logistics and tactics that led to the successful r de Chris Mcnab
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The Haynes Falklands War Operations Manual looks at the planning and logistics that made the whole operation possible. It considers how the naval Task Force was raised and assembled in rapid time, the adaptation and conversion of the liners QE2, Canberra and Uganda for war service in the South Atlantic, the logistics of the long voyage south, how Ascension Island became a 24/7 staging post and operations 'hub' for the Task Force, the use of air power (in particular the RAF Harrier and RN Sea Harrier), the RAF’s air-to-air refuelling tanker aircraft that made much of the air component of the operation feasible, the epic Black Buck Vulcan bomber raid on Stanley; ships, landing craft, helicopters, weapons and equipment, and how the re-supply operation kept the fuel, food and ammunition flowing across 7,878 miles of ocean.
Chris McNab specializes in military history and military technology. He has published more than 100 books, including the Haynes Kubelwagen/Schwimmwagen Manual, Roman Soldier Operations Manual, Dreadnought Battleship, Siege Warfare, Falklands War, and the RAF Chinook Manual. Chris has also written extensively for maj...
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Titre :Falklands War Operations Manual: April to June 1982 - Insights into the planning, logistics and tactics that led to the successful r
Format :Couverture rigide
Dimensions de l'article :192 pages, 11 X 8.62 X 0.62 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :192 pages, 11 X 8.62 X 0.62 po
Publié le :14 août 2018
Publié par :Haynes Publishing UK
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781785211850

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