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Entebbe Raid, 40 Years Ago

40 years ago, yesterday. A pretty impressive op with lots of moving parts and zero margin for failure. And pulled off without the help of today’s digital command and control capabilities, and other whiz-bang gear.

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Last Flight of the IAF Skyhawk

From our good friends and allies at XBradTC, news that the Israelis have retired the venerable but highly effective Skyhawk. That plane had a glorious career in the Marine Corps, too. Long shall it be remembered.

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