Denial and deception (D&D) is a Western theoretical framework for conceiving and analyzing military intelligence techniques pertaining to secrecy and deception. Originating in the 1980s, it is roughly based on the more pragmatic Soviet practices of maskirovka (which preceded the D&D conceptualization by decades) but it has a more theoretical approach compared to the latter.
Two Duxford-based Battle of Britain pilots. Squadron Leader Douglas Bader, commanding No. 242 (Canadian) Squadron, with Major Alexander ‘Sasha’ Hess, CO of No. 310 (Czechoslovak) Squadron, outside the Officers Mess building, Duxford, Cambridgeshire. October 1940.
On January 12, 1973, forty-two years ago today, an F-4 Phantom II flown by Lieutenants Victor Kovaleski and James Wise, flying off the carrier Midway (CVA 41), shot down a North Vietnamese MiG-17, scoring naval aviation's last air-to-air kill of the Vietnam War. The F-4 Phantom II displayed at the museum was assigned to VF-161 when Lieutenants Patrick Arwood and James Bell flew the aircraft in shooting down a MiG-19 on May 18, 1972.
Palmer, Alfred T.,, photographer. This girl in a glass house is putting finishing touches on the bombardier nose section of a B-17F navy bomber, Long Beach, Calif. She's one of many capable women workers in the Douglas Aircraft Company plant. Better known as the "Flying Fortress," the B-17F is a later model of the B-17 which distinguished itself in action in the South Pacific, over Germany and elsewhere. It is a long range, high altitude heavy bomber, with a crew of seven to nine men, and…