Operation Nickel Grass

The story of the F-4 Kurnass escort missions for USAF C-5 and C-141 airlifters involved in Operation Nickel Grass, the US air bridge to Israel during the Yom Kippur War

The story of the F-4 Kurnass escort missions for USAF C-5 and C-141 airlifters involved in Operation Nickel Grass, the US air bridge to Israel during the Yom Kippur War

‘At the time, I figured that I had placed an additional burden upon Kurnass squadrons that rotated the escort mission,… Read More

3 years ago

Operation Nickel Grass: How USAF C-5, C-141 Airlifters saved Israel during the October 1973 War

It is sufficient to say that U.S. military transport aircraft - much larger than those deployed by other belligerents in… Read More

5 years ago