low-level bombing

low-level bombing

[′lō ‚lev·əl ′bäm·iŋ]
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This is a distinctive and unique work on the noted August 1, 1943, low-level bombing mission on the Ploesti oil fields by five B-24 Liberator groups of the U.
The RAF has backed the rejuvenation and suspended low-level bombing exercises to allow timber to be removed.
RAF bosses have backed the rejuvenation programme by suspending low-level bombing exercises to allow timber to be re moved.
Mills disappeared in an F-4 Phantom while on a night low-level bombing mission on Sept.
Tornado jets conducted low-level bombing training flights over the estate during Charles and Camilla's winter break.
On November 3, they were carrying out low-level bombing practice on a mock tank near Rhoscrowther in a twin-engined Hudson bomber when it crashed into Kilpaison Hill.
That's because on the night before D-Day he was a crew member on a Halifax bomber that left Middleton St George with other planes from 428 Squadron of Royal Canadian Air Force for low-level bombing of a heavy gun battery at Merville which covered the entrance to Caen and the Sword beachhead.
It was the last day of work-ups for our Viking squadron, and many of us were eager to hit the road back to San Diego: I was part of a good-deal, three,plane; low-level bombing hop.
Gray was a tenacious and gifted AD Skyraider pilot who made low-level bombing runs against hard-to-reach targets and inflicted great damage to the enemy, but at the cost of some shootdowns and near-misses, prompting RAdm.
With antipathy towards Iraq so strong as to lead the United States to engage in an ongoing low-level bombing campaign and to lead the most devastating sanctions regime in modern history, it is perhaps surprising that the United States tolerated the abuses of Saddam Hussein's regime for as long as it did.
The balloon barrage was flying at its normal operational height, which was determined by the weight of cable which each balloon had to carry, and which was meant to prevent low-level bombing.
He admitted they face increasing danger as low-level bombing raids are launched.