IRAN: Sabotage

A major, two lieutenants and a sergeant of the Iranian air force climbed into a jeep one velvet evening last week and casually drove eight miles southwest of Teheran to Ghalamorghi air base. The major smartly returned the sentries' salute, and the jeep rolled to a'large hangar. Inside were 26 F47 (Thunderbolt) fighters and six armed T-6 training planes, U.S. gifts to Iran's tiny air force. The planes were already gassed up and armed for a reconnaissance sweep over the remote province of Pars, where 150,000 Qashqai tribesmen are revolting against the...

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