Wednesday, March 10, 2021


Your blogmeister grew up during the height of the Cold War, and often found himself daydreaming of various potential World War III combat scenarios, many of which involved the Fairchild A-10 Warthog roving at low-level, down in the mud, ripping up scores of Russkie tanks and other commie targets across numerous European battlefields. 

Back then the A-10 was generally decked out in one of a few variations of the basic and way-cool Europe I paint scheme, consisting of various shades of green and dark grays... perfect camo to blend the low-level Hawgs into the backdrop of those aforementioned fields of battle, hiding 'em from prying, higher-flying eyes.

So, with that in mind, today we bring you this fetching shot showing a four-ship of A-10s, circa the days of green...

Don Spering photo via Eric Bannwarth on Flickr

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