Arctic Thunder - Members of the Thunderbirds, the Air Force’s flight demonstration team, performs precision aerial maneuvers during the Arctic Thunder Open House at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, on 30 June 2018. Air Force photo by Alejandro Peña.
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-- Small Wars Manual, 1940
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