"COLD WAR WARRIORS"
BY JOHN YOUNGPersonally autographed by B-47 test pilot A. M. "Tex" Johnston.
L/E of 850. Signed and numbered by the artist.
Size: 29" x 22 1/2"
The B-47 became the first true modern bomber to fill the ranks of
General Curtis Lemay's new Strategic Air Command. With long
range, high altitude capabilities, the "Stratojet" became the backbone
of SAC in the early 1950s. As fast as many early jet fighters, with
sophisticated defenses and an operational altitude of up to 40,000
feet, the B-47 was a strong deterent in the early days of the nuclear