By Martin W. Bowman
For greater than forty years, Lockheed's C-130 Hercules -- with its huge, unobstructed shipment carry and strong turboprop engines -- has served because the spine of many an air force's shipping instructions. First flown in 1954, the C-130 begun army carrier the next 12 months, and went directly to make an important contribution to U.S. army efforts in Vietnam.
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An eighteenth-centttry European view of Torzkin, the northern area of Vietnam. The British and Dutch had designated areas in which foreign traders were permitted to maintain commercial posts. Pierre Pigneau de Behaine, bishop of Adran, the Catholic missionary who first evoked France's interest in Vietnam in the late eighteenth century. ) , who foul/ded a dynasty. Prince Canh, the young son oj Nguyen Anh, who accompanied Monsignor Pigneau de Bihaine to the court oj Louis XVI at Versailles, where he caused a sensation.
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Lockheed C-130 Hercules (Crowood Aviation Series) by Martin W. Bowman