TITLE

Battle Scars of a Fallen Air Base

AUTHOR(S)
Bennett, Brian
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Time;4/7/2003, Vol. 161 Issue 14, p53
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the efforts of the coalition forces to secure southern Iraq and the rebuilding of an air base to relieve the pressure of the military supply line from Kuwait. Recount of a flight in an HC-130 airplane, which is slow and an easy target for surface-to-air-missiles (SAMs); Iraqi military equipment left behind at the air base including gas masks stamped with the words 'Made in Germany.'
ACCESSION #
9394774

 

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