Welcome to Episode 28 of Cold war conversations in partnership with the Cold War Museum . Today we are talking further with USAF pilot Buz Carpenter.
We talk about about flying reconnaissance over Vietnam, the Skunkworks where secret USAF projects were developed, his time commanding Ramstein airbase at the end of the Cold War and more.
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Back to todays episode…as he continues his story of his time in Vietnam, his work in the Pentagon and when he served as Wing commander at Ramstein Air Base.
We welcome Buz Carpenter
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