ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY
Preparing for a mission, 1970
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: October 29, 2020
Russ Anderson ©Stars and Stripes
Utapao Royal Thai Navy Airfield, Thailand, January, 1970: An airman prepares bombs for a B-52 Stratofortress mission over Southeast Asia. Thailand was the starting point for the majority of B-52 missions during the Vietnam war; others took off from Guam and Okinawa.
Stars and Stripes' 1970 story about the B-52 crews in Thailand.