The B-52 survived where other bombers failed because it could continue to fulfill a very special set of roles in the Missile Age.
Here's What You Need To Remember: It is difficult to conceive of a world in which the United States had never acquired the B-52. The decision would have had ripple effects across the Air Force and the Department of Defense, with a not inconsequential impact on the Vietnam War. Indeed, the Air Force today would look very different if...
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