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Date:
January 19, 2023
Time:
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Time Details:
Reception 5:30 PM Lecture 6:00 PM
Location:
Coronado Historical Association
Address:
1100 Orange Ave
Coronado, CA 92118
Contact:
6194357242
Email:
Cost:
Member ($15.00 each) Non-Member ($18.00 each)
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Wine & Lecture: From the Red Baron to TOPGUN

Thursday, January 19, 2023

The Coronado Historical Association invites you to the next lecture in the Wine and Lecture series: U.S. Attack Aviation: From the Red Baron to TOPGUN by Brig. Gen. RG Head. Attack aviation is intense and dangerous. It necessitates the direct engagement of ground and sea targets at low altitudes. This lecture will provide an overview history of American attack aviation from its inception to the present. Brig. Gen. head will discuss his book which provides several case studies that characterize the evolution of technology and tactics over time. Each of the cases contains first-person accounts that include a description of the aircraft's origin, competitive procurement, major attack features, and combat employment. Author RG Head (Brig. Gen., Ret.) has extensive experience in combat, an in-depth understanding of doctrine, and gained first-person exposure.

Reception at 5:30 pm, followed by 6:00 pm lecture. Doors open at 5:20 pm.
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