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Sun StaffWe think of war and we think of airplanes. But when Orville and Wilbur Wright invented the airplane a century ago, they did not envision massive aerial bombardments of "shock and awe." In fact, the Ohio brothers once thought their invention would become...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - The United States unleashed a withering air assault on Iraq yesterday, striking Baghdad and targets throughout the country with 1,500 precision-guided bombs and cruise missiles in an escalating campaign to drive Saddam Hussein from power. As...
Sun National StaffKILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. - No one knows exactly what the world's first successful airplane - the Wright brothers' 1903 Flyer - looked like when it lifted off a wooden launching rail at Kitty Hawk, N.C., and into history a century ago today. Orville and...
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Tribune staff reporterUntil this week, missions for pilots and crew aboard Navy carriers in the Persian Gulf had gone well, with Iraqi air defenses penetrated and no planes downed. But beginning over the weekend, a string of accidents and shootdowns brought home the risks...
Sun National StaffJACKSONVILLE, N.C. - Hurricane Isabel pinwheeled into North Carolina and Virginia with devastating force early yesterday afternoon, then screamed up the Eastern seaboard, knocking out power for more than 2 million people in those two states alone, ripping...
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Tribune staff reportersWith stunning rapidity, the Afghan war has shifted south, presenting the Pentagon with new challenges and opportunities. Yet as fighting moves to southern Afghanistan, the Taliban gains a home-field advantage, facing U.S. and anti-Taliban forces in a...
From Wire ReportsTIKRIT, Iraq - Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit fell yesterday with unexpectedly light resistance, the last Iraqi city to succumb to overpowering U.S.-led ground and air forces. In Washington, a senior Pentagon general said "major combat engagements"...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - Combat operations in Iraq began winding down yesterday as the Pentagon ordered two aircraft carrier battle groups home, reduced the number of airstrikes and began the transition from battlefield action to stabilization and reconstruction of...
Sun StaffAll week long, young and old, they've come to Middle River to pay homage to Vinnie Barbarino of television's Sweathogs fame. Or Danny Zuko from the movie Grease. But mostly it was, in the collective mind's eye of the fans who lined up daily by the...
Sun National StaffWASHINGTON - U.S. special operations troops and helicopters are positioned on an aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea, poised to conduct ground combat in Afghanistan if called, Pentagon officials said yesterday. Officials declined to say how many...
Sun StaffThe whirling screech of a power drill emanating from inside the chipped white barn can mean only one thing: Andrew King is resurrecting the past. Surrounded by the husks of vintage planes that stand as fascinating as dinosaur skeletons, the restorer of...
Sun StaffA Maryland woman's quest to re-enact the Wright brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk, N.C., 100 years later ended victoriously at a Wisconsin air show yesterday where she was named as one of two "Pilots of the Century." For Terry Queijo, an American...
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