Mud movers, tank busters, ground attack, no matter what you call them, if you're a grunt, you love seeing your own and you hate seeing the enemy's. They can make life on the ground short and unpleasant!
Now these guys shoot down other aircraft, have cool call signs and get all the press:
And these guys crush cities and then bounce the rubble:
Now this next group of guys, in many instances do "all of the above", but they do it close to the ground, real close!
And these are their rides -
|US Navy Skyraider|
|US Air Force Skyraider|
|The Royal Air Force Does It!|
|The US Navy Does It!|
|Of Course, the Air Force Does It|
And you better believe the Marines do it!
Old school guys did it!
|Luftwaffe Ju-87 G-1 "Kanonenvogel" (Cannon Bird, those are 37 mm cannon pods under the wings!)|
|Red Air Force Ilyushin Il-2 Штурмовик (Shturmovik or Storm Bird)|
A very tough opponent, it was the A-10 of it's day.