World: Rolling the Thunder

"He is the greatest tactical air technician, and knows more about the operations of tactical air forces than anyone the Air Force has ever produced." That rare encomium from Air Force Chief of Staff General John P. McConnell was directed at the man who is running the air war in Viet Nam: General William Wallace Momyer, 51. As commander of the Seventh Air Force and the "coordinating authority" for all air strikes by any service, the trim, soft-spoken Momyer (pronounced Moe-meyer) is the officer responsible not only for rolling the thunder over North...

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