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F-4 Phantom Crew Chief: Sam Lassiter's Vietnam Saga By Samuel W Lassiter Jr
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I was just one of the countless crew chiefs working F-4 Phantoms on the flight line in Thailand during the intensive action packed latter part of the Vietnam War. This is my exciting life’s... More > story with focus on my tour at Udorn RTAFB. There are numerous books written by various fighter pilots of their missions over Vietnam with exciting aerial combat. The support level on the flight line was also grueling, but in a very different role. This is my everyday life at the typical crew chief’s level keeping our fighters combat ready 24 hrs a day. Each new day brought a different challenge, dealing with sapper attacks, support for Operation Linebacker II, venomous snakes on the flight line, and living with the tropical heat and humidity. It was busy and it was noisy. Walk with me and experience what it was like in the crew chief’s everyday life on the line. — Sam Lassiter< Less
F-4 Phantom Crew Chief: Sam Lassiter's Vietnam Saga By Samuel W Lassiter Jr
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I was just one of the countless crew chiefs working F-4 Phantoms on the flight line in Thailand during the intensive action packed latter part of the Vietnam War. This is my exciting life’s... More > story with focus on my tour at Udorn RTAFB. There are numerous books written by various fighter pilots of their missions over Vietnam with exciting aerial combat. The support level on the flight line was also grueling, but in a very different role. This is my everyday life at the typical crew chief’s level keeping our fighters combat ready 24 hrs a day. Each new day brought a different challenge, dealing with sapper attacks, support for Operation Linebacker II, venomous snakes on the flight line, and living with the tropical heat and humidity. It was busy and it was noisy. Walk with me and experience what it was like in the crew chief’s everyday life on the line. — Sam Lassiter< Less
CREW CHIEF, "be he ne'er so vile" By William "Buzz" Barron
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“Buzz” Barron’s Crew Chief, be he ne’er so vile, provides more than a glimpse into what it took to maintain, service, launch, and recover the workhorse of the air war up... More > North. His story is more than just what it was like to be a crew chief; it is about growing up, it is about life. He presents his story with great detail in the vernacular of his native language – Texan! His writing is full of earnest passion, humility, and empathy, sprinkled with subtle humor and some out right passages of out loud laughter.< Less
REAL MEN WORK IN THE PITS By Jeff Hammond
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“Jeff Hammond has been around racing for a long time—almost as long as me—and he has seen a lot. He’s had a lot of success down in the pits where races are won, and he has a... More > lot of stories to tell—some good, some bad—and they are all right here, in this terrific book.” —Richard Petty When you stand out there before a race, and you hear the cheering of 150,000 people, and you know that millions of other people are watching on television… well, you just can’t imagine the pump. It is just something you can’t get enough of. I used to tell people when the day came that I could hear the words, “Gentlemen, start your engines,” and not get goose bumps, that was the day I was going to walk away. It hasn’t happened yet. I’m broadcasting now, instead of crew chiefing, but I still feel that way. Still get those goose bumps. “Racing is all about chemistry. Hammond and I had it. We were always on the same page. Sometimes I was on the front page though, and he was on the back page!” —Darrell Waltrip< Less
Real Men Work in the Pits By Jeff Hammond
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“Jeff Hammond has been around racing for a long time—almost as long as me—and he has seen a lot. He’s had a lot of success down in the pits where races are won, and he has a... More > lot of stories to tell—some good, some bad—and they are all right here, in this terrific book.” —Richard Petty When you stand out there before a race, and you hear the cheering of 150,000 people, and you know that millions of other people are watching on television… well, you just can’t imagine the pump. It is just something you can’t get enough of. I used to tell people when the day came that I could hear the words, “Gentlemen, start your engines,” and not get goose bumps, that was the day I was going to walk away. It hasn’t happened yet. I’m broadcasting now, instead of crew chiefing, but I still feel that way. Still get those goose bumps. “Racing is all about chemistry. Hammond and I had it. We were always on the same page. Sometimes I was on the front page though, and he was on the back page!” —Darrell Waltrip< Less
Climbing to Altitude: The Professional Pilot Career Guide By Pilotinterview.org , Cevos Group
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For aspiring aviation professionals, or those looking to launch into the next stage of their flying careers, the Pilot Career Guide is an essential tool. Designed for reference alone or in... More > combination with Pilotinterview.org Career Preparation Seminars, this book has been written for aviation career development, both in Canada and abroad. Whether you’re looking to advance your networking skills, refine your professional resume or simply better understand the aviation industry, this guide gives you the inside track– from chief pilots and airline recruiters– on today’s industry expectations for perspective candidates throughout the screening process. www.pilotinterview.org www.cevosgroup.com< Less
Climbing to Altitude: The Professional Pilot Career Guide By Pilotinterview.org , Cevos Group
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For aspiring aviation professionals, or those looking to launch into the next stage of their flying careers, the Pilot Career Guide is an essential tool. Designed for reference alone or in... More > combination with Pilotinterview.org Career Preparation Seminars, this book has been written for aviation career development, both in Canada and abroad. Whether you’re looking to advance your networking skills, refine your professional resume or simply better understand the aviation industry, this guide gives you the inside track– from chief pilots and airline recruiters– on today’s industry expectations for perspective candidates throughout the screening process. www.pilotinterview.org www.cevosgroup.com< Less
Comanche Gold By Richard Dawes
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In Comanche Gold, the Tucson Kid comes to Howling Wolf where gold has been found nearby on the Comanche reservation. The Comanche chief asks Tucson to protect the Indians from the town banker who is... More > trying to steal the gold. As he fights for the Indians, Tucson faces the killers of the town’s gambler, the crew of gunman hired by the banker, and finally fights a duel to the death with the banker himself.< Less
My Father, My Friends ~ Memories of World War II ~ By Sparky Barnes Sargent
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This book features ten veterans who share their memories of their World War II experiences. These men lived through the inherent dangers of the war—whether attacking a surfaced German... More > submarine, bailing out of a disabled bomber or a fighter plane on fire, landing cargo gliders behind enemy lines amidst gunfire, fighting in vicious aerial combat, or tending to the wounded and dying after a horrendous kamikaze attack on the USS Saratoga. Veterans include: a radar operator and a radio operator who served together on a B-24 Liberator; a B-17 engineering officer; four glider pilots who flew the Waco CG-4A and British Horsa; and three fighter pilots who flew the P-51 Mustang, P-40 Warhawk, and F6F Hellcat. Foreword by Budd Davisson, Editor-in-Chief, Flight Journal. 1st Ed., May 2014 ISBN: 978-0-9818238-3-6 6”x9” paperback, 264 pages, more than 270 photos.< Less
World War II Submarine Doc By Herbert L. Starmer
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In this dramatic story of his 20 years in the Submarine Service, Herbert L. "Doc" Starmer describes submarine life in detail from the viewpoint of a Chief Pharmacist Mate. His was a... More > position greatly respected by officers and crew alike as he alone took care of their medical needs under the most difficult of circumstances in battle, on the surface, and beneath the ocean. This is a story of dauntless submariners attacking and under attack and of the man they called "Doc" who tended the injured and wounded and prepared the dead for burial at sea.< Less