Over Iraq - An Air Force F-15 Strike Eagle receives fuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker over Iraq, 12 September 2018, while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Keith James.
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-- Small Wars Manual, 1940
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