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- n. The act of using aircraft to attack an enemy to assist ground military forces.
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The 16-man team spent 6 weeks marking all the targets and fighting the baddies with no air support to speak of and even took what Shepherd called “blue-on-blue” fire.
Tell him we need more air support from the etheric realms above here on the ground down here on earth.
The requested air support arrived, but a unit of HE-111s dropped some of its bombs on the 76th Artillery Regiment's 4th and 8th Batteries, commanded by Major Aschoff and Major Graf respectively.
I was late to the service because the bomb crew and I were assembling bombs and rockets for use by Marine Corps fighter aircraft, providing close air support against the siege of the provincial capital, An Loc.
IV Fliegerkorps was to provide 179 combat aircraft to give air support to the attack force.