This book contains 232 real-life stories submitted by USAF and allied pilots who participated in the Vietnam war as Forward Air Controllers, those who flew with them, those who supported them on the... More > ground, and, in some cases, those on the ground whom they supported. These brave pilots flew small, slow aircraft at low altitudes searching for the enemy and then directed pilots flying ground-attack aircraft onto those targets. Many did not return. They gave all. This book is dedicated to them.
It is absolutely THE best FAC book available today — bar none — and a great addition to every FAC’s personal library! It covers everything from early FAC history to the Mayaguez incident in 1975 with emphasis on the history of each of the Tactical Air Support Squadrons in Southeast Asia. < Less
Softcover Edition. A collection of historical essays on the development of Linthicum Heights, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore that owes its existence to the Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis... More > Railroad.< Less
Many a good yarn is spun across a bar and there can be few more interesting than the legend, lore and, often, downright lies behind the names of Britain’s pubs.
Every town has a Rose &... More > Crown and Rising Sun but how did these names originate? Who were the Wicked Lady, the Marquis of Granby and the Green Man? And what on earth is a Crooked Billet?
A BOOK ABOUT PUB NAMES takes an in depth look at hundreds of Britain's most popular signs, telling the religious, royal or scandalous stories behind them.
Over 100 illustrations,dozens of links to related websites, chapters on the origins of pubs, old drinking measures and pub trades, make this e-book is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in British or brewing history.
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