Saturday, February 26, 2011

Tupolev Tu-95-142: Yefim Gordon

For insight comparisons this article must be read in conjunction with the progress of US B-52 bomber discussed here:

B-52 Stratofortress in Action

In this book the great Soviet author encompasses all the technical details regarding the most influential & feared Soviet Bomber during Cold War era. Before the advent of ICBMs this bomber was the ONLY carrying vehicle capable to cross the Atlantics & deliver nuclear warhead INTO the US territory. Containing many previously untold facts and shedding new light on the Tu-95's development history and service career, this book is certain to be extremely popular. Beautifully illustrated throughout with numerous photos from the latest exercises, as well as vivid pictures of nose art and unit insignia, this is not one to be missed by aviation enthusiasts, particularly those with an interest in contemporary Russian aviation.


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