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To wish B-52 a happy birthday

Michel Van

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man time goes by
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On April 15, 1952 the Prototype of B-52 rolled out Hangar at Boeing
for 60 year B-52 is backbone of USAF strategic Bombing
carry nuke during cold war , bomb vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan, Serbian back in stone age
and NASA NB-52B Launch X-15, D-21, X-38, X-24, M2-F3, HL-10 , HiMAT, Pegasus prototype, X-43

the so robust build they will fly to 2040, that would 88 year of service
respect
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Somehow I think that many an ex NVA, Viet Cong, Iraqi Army / Rep Guard, Serbian Military, Taliban and Al Quaeda will be cursing the beast! ;)
 

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Foo Fighter

I came, I saw, I drank some tea (and had a bun).
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An embodiment of the phrase, "Talk softly but carry a big stick". A proper inspiration and a right 'Gent' too.

 
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