Well, Why Not Minot?

Kuhn, Tom
March 1999
Airman;Mar1999, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p22
Discusses preparations done on B-52 bomber planes in Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota as of March 1999. Classified briefings of the squad; Missions of Air Force bases; Bomber's nuclear mission; Participation of Minot aircraft in December 1998 strikes over Iraq.


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