By Bill Sweetman
Why did the Pentagon retire the SR-71 spyplane in 1990? What has triggered sonic booms over the California wilderness considering that 1991? What was once the triangular craft noticed over the North Sea in 1989? during this groundbreaking e-book, journalist invoice Sweetman argues those mysteries could be traced to a U.S. spyplane known as AURORA, the lifestyles of which--denied by means of officials--lies buried in a mystery army price range.
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IDF) D2: T-55(M) of a Libyan tank battalion, 1981 Libyan armour is painted in a bewildering variety of camouflage patterns, but this vehicle is simply in overall sand colour. The name on the turret side is that of the great 12th-century Arab leader Saladin. The only other standard marking is the licence plate, with 'army' written in Arabic above the vehicle number in Arabic script. E1: T-55(mod), Maj. Saad Haddad's militia; Sidon,Lebanon, 1982 These refurbished T-54S were turned over to Haddad's militia in 1982.