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Mike Guardia - Skybreak: The 58th Fighter Squadron in Desert Storm

September 27, 2021

This episode of Big Blend Radio's Military Monday Show features internationally acclaimed and award-winning historian and author Mike Guardia who discusses his new book, "Skybreak: The 58th Fighter Squadron in Desert Storm." The top MiG Killers of Operation Desert Storm.

August 1990: Iraqi forces under the command of Saddam Hussein invaded the tiny emirate of Kuwait. Within hours, the Kuwaiti defenses collapsed under the onslaught of the Iraqi Army. In response, the US military led a coalition of thirty-four nations in what became known as Operation Desert Storm—a violent air and ground campaign to eject the Iraqis from Kuwait. At the tip of the spear were the men of the US Air Force’s 58th Fighter Squadron. Based on hours of interviews and archival research, "Skybreak" reveals an intimate, no-holds-barred account of modern aerial combat…as told by the men who lived it. More: 

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