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R. A. Hettinga
Sun, 19 Jan 2003 10:57:51 -0500

At 1:23 AM +0000 on 1/19/03, Tom Sweetnam wrote the ultimate
air-superiority bomber:

> Imagine that, a 100 year-old bomber.
> BTW About 95% of Iraqi battle deaths in the Gulf War were attributable to
> the B-52.

Amazing what you don't have to do if the rest of your technology achieves
air superiority.

Reminded that there wasn't much *real* difference between Nelson's
"Victory" and Anson's "Centurion", either...
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