Pic of the Day – Operation Praying Mantis

PERSIAN GULF (April 18, 1988) An air to air left side view of an A-6E Intruder aircraft bombing Iranian targets during Operation Praying Mantis, which was launched after the guided-missile frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG-58) struck an Iranian mine on April 14, 1988. (US Navy photo/Released)

[Image courtesy of the US Navy Website.]

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Charles McCain is a Washington DC based freelance journalist and novelist. He is the author of "An Honorable German," a World War Two naval epic. You can read more of his work on his website: http://charlesmccain.com/

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