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Tuesday, August 30, 2005

Careful with that Howitzer, Eugene

This was back before the USAF and US Army figured out what a bad idea it was to fire missions while aircraft were in the firebase takeoff pattern.

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h/t Lil Bro.

4 Comments:

  • At 10:09 PM, Blogger Jamie said…

    This is gonna hurt.

     
  • At 2:03 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    That’s a C-7A Caribou and my dad flew them when he was stationed in Vietnam. Here are more details about this picture that you may find interesting:
    http://www.livejournal.com/users/lometa/4126.html

     
  • At 9:44 AM, Blogger Cowboy Blob said…

    Yeah, I recognized it since we lived at the end of the Seward AFB TN runway when I was a kid...they were so slow, Mom would ask if they were gonna stay for dinner. Dad worked on them and C-130s at Phan Rang and Ton Son Nhut in the mid 60s too.

     
  • At 12:50 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    That is quite a picture.

     

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