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The V Bomber Force was the nickname given to Britain's three bombers during the Cold War that were capable of delivering nuclear bombs and formed part of Britain's nuclear deterrent. The V Bomber Force was made up of the Vickers Valiant, the Avro Vulcan and the Handley Page Victor. The development of three bombers during the Cold War by the British was done to give the government increased freedom from US foreign policy.
The Roman Army was considered the most advanced of its time. The Roman Army created the Roman Empire - a huge part of Western Europe - and Rome itself greatly benefited from the riches that the army brought back from its conquered territories. The Roman Army developed fighting techniques that were linked to a ferocious training regime.
The Battle for Goose Green was the first major land conflict of the Falklands War. By the end of the Battle for Goose Green, men from 2 Para, the Parachute Regiment, had captured Goose Green and the surrounding area but had lost their commander, Lieutenant-Colonel 'H' Jones who was awarded a posthumous Victoria Cross for his leadership and bravery during the battle.
Operation Rolling Thunder was the name given to America's sustained bombing campaign against North Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Operation Rolling Thunder was a demonstration of America's near total air supremacy during the Vietnam War. It was started in an effort to demoralise the North Vietnamese people and to undermine the capacity of the government in North Vietnam to govern.