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Shield Strategic Air Command.1947- 1992

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The Boeing B-47 Stratojet was a long-range, jet-powered medium bomber designed to fly at high subsonic speeds and high altitudes to avoid enemy interception. The B-47's mission was primarily to drop nuclear bombs on the Soviet Union. With its engines carried in pods under the swept wing, the B-47 was a major innovation in combat jet design, and helped lead to modern jet airliners. The B-47 entered service with the U.S. Air Force's Strategic Air Command in 1951, and remained in use as until…

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Bomber Command memorial: The RAF bombers of the Second World War

Images from the RAF Museum of air and ground crews from the Second World War involved in flying and servicing its fleet of bombing aircraft. Of 125,000 aircrew who served in the strategic bomber force between 1939 and 1945, 55,000 were killed and another 18,000 wounded or taken prisoner, a casualty rate of 60 per cent. Statistically, there was no more dangerous occupation during the war, except for that of U-boat crewman. The chance of being killed on a typical operation was one…

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SAC B-52s armed with AGM-28 Hound Dog Missiles on the flight line in 1967

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B-1B. Lancer. Dyess AFB, Texas. Abilene. 96th Bombardment Wing. Strategic Air Command.

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Convair b-58 hustler usaf strategic air command bomber squadron patch sac

Strategic Air Command Bombers | Convair B 58 Hustler USAF Strategic Air Command Bomber Squadron Patch ...

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Strategic Air Command B-52 SAC was broken up and moved into the Air Combat Command putting the "Shooters" Bombers and Fighters in a single Command

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Strategic Air Command nose scheme

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