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A Pilot's Tale - Flying Helicopters In Vietnam By William Heilman
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In the 60's, a war was being fought in Vietnam. Helicopters were being used in many different rolls for the first time. The Army began to rely heavily on the Warrant Officer corps to supply the... More > demand for new pilot's. The author recounts his journey to Warrant Officer and his experiences flying helicopters on two tours of duty in Vietnam.< Less
A Pilot's Tale - Flying Helicopters In Vietnam By William Heilman
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The 60's were a time of turmoil. A war was raging in Southeast Asia and across the country on college campuses,protests against the war were shutting down classes. The country was divided. The... More > author recounts stories about becoming a helicopter pilot and flying two tours of duty in Vietnam during this period.< Less
Vietnam, I Proudly Served By Rex Gooch
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This book is an autobiography of Rex Gooch's military service and most importantly, his tour in Vietnam as an Army helicopter pilot. The stories cover both the humorous and serious side of military... More > training and combat aviation. Rex served with Lighthorse, C/3/17 Air Cavalry at Vinh Long, 18th CAC at Can Tho and 17th Aviation Group at Pleiku in 1971 and 1972. This revised edition includes a chapter on his 2009 flight of Huey 217, the helicopter he flew in Vietnam that is now flying contract firefighting for the US Forest Service in the Pacific Northwest.< Less
Dust Off: Army Aeromedical Evacuation in Vietnam By Peter Dorland & James Nanney
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Drawing on its first experiments with helicopters in Korea, the Army in Vietnam came to rely almost entirely on the helicopler for medical evacuation. The Dust Off and Medevac helicopter ambulance... More > units tested and perfected for medical use the Army's new helicopler, the UH- I (" Huey" Iroquois), and developed several new devices that helped save thousands of American lives between 1962 and 1973, The pilots of these helicopters displayed courage and devotion to duty that earned widespread respect from soldiers. This book explains early problems of medevac in Vietnam, recounts the valor of crews, and describes the movement of patients to in-theater Army hospitals. It also shows the effect that helicopters had on traditonal procedures. The widespread use of the helicopter for medical evacuation in America since the Vietnam War testifies to the broader issues raised by this study, and of the relevance of Army history to the civilian community.< Less
Heaven's Luck-Digital By harold hester
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Viewing the Vietnam conflict from the seat of a 1969 - 70 Assault Helicopter pilot - AND revealing CIA and JFK secrets
Above The Best By Bob Malecki
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The Vietnam War is often called the Helicopter War because helicopters played such an important role during that conflict. These aircraft were flown by highly trained professionals under very... More > difficult conditions. Pilots and their crews supported their brothers who were fighting on the ground. U.S. Army aviators provided transportation to and from battle zones, re-supplied troops in the jungle, provided suppressing fire during engagements, and evacuated wounded warriors. Many aviators died while flying above the best soldiers in the world and every pilot who survived his service in Vietnam has his own memories. This book tells the story of one of those aviators.< Less
Heaven's Luck By harold hester
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A Vietnam novel as seen from an attack helicopter pilot eyes, plus the Gulf war I and years following wars end
Heaven's Luck By harold hester
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A Vietnam novel as seen from an attack helicopter pilot eyes, plus the Gulf war I and years following wars end
The Red Tavern By Dan Green
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The true story of America's most celebrated group of helicopter flyers during the Vietnam war,the Silent Preachers of Company B, 229th Aviation Battalion, First Air Cavalry. Told fondly and... More > humorously by a veteran helicopter pilot, this story celebrates not just their accomplishments in air combat, but also the camraderie they shared after working hours in a sagging beer tent they grandiosely dubbed "The Red Tavern."< Less
The Red Tavern By Dan Green
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The true story of America's most celebrated group of helicopter flyers during the Vietnam war, the Silent Preachers of Company B/229th Aviation Battalion of the First Air Cavalry. Told fondly and... More > humorously by a veteran helicopter pilot, this story celebrates not just their accomplishments in air combat, but also the camraderie they shared after working hours in a sagging beer tent they grandiosely dubbed "The Red Tavern."< Less

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