By Doug Dildy
Osprey Raid sequence #16
In may perhaps 1943, a in particular proven RAF squadron made its everlasting imprint on army aviation historical past by way of flying a high-risk, low-level, night assault opposed to German hydro-electric dams very important to the Nazi armaments within the Ruhr Valley. a relatively tiny a part of Air leader Marshal Sir Arthur Harris' four-month-long "Battle of the Ruhr," this one raid had an effect completely out of percentage to the small variety of airplane concerned. It highlights the synergy of technology and expertise, guns improvement and creation, undertaking making plans and perform, and the unflinching braveness within the execution of a hugely risky bombing raid. moreover, it proven a legend that also resonates today.
Doug Dildy is a retired US Air strength (USAF) colonel who spent 9 of his 26-year profession in Western Europe and retired with nearly 3,200 hours of quick jet time, nearly half that as an F-15 Eagle pilot. As commander of the 32d Fighter Squadron, Soesterberg AB, NL, he enforced the No-Fly-Zone over Iraq buying over a hundred hours of strive against time within the F-15, making him a professional on F-15 employment, specifically in operations over Iraq.
Dildy is a USAF Academy graduate with a level in background and attended the U.S. militia employees collage and USAF Air struggle university. also he has a Masters measure in Political Science.
As a part of his formal army schooling, he authored a number of crusade reviews. He has additionally authored a number of articles for outstanding US aviation historical past magazines, together with items at the Dutch, Danish and Norwegian air arms' safety opposed to the German invasions of 1940. he's a customary contributor to the novice modeling journal Small Air Forces Observer.
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