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Fighting their way through Soviet MiGs and SAMs, Lt. Col. Mack MacLendon's 357th Tactical Fighter Squadron rise to the challenge with the Wild Weasel, a technological demon. Reprint.
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North Vietnam, 1966. F-105 Thunderchiefs--and America's elite corps of fighter pilots who fly them--are being shot down in startling numbers over the Vietnamese jungle by the greatest array of sophisticated weapons ever gathered in one area. To combat the deadly missiles, the Pentagon scrambles desperately for a way to turn the tide of war. Their answer: the Wild Weasel, a technological demon that brings with it a new highly dangerous mission for Lt. Col. Mack MacLendon's 357th Tactical Fighter Squadron. Fighting their way through Soviet MIGs and SAMs, the courageous men of the squadron rise to the challenge, and suddenly an incredible air war has begun. The prize: the most heavily defended real estate on earth--and the lives of the men whose triumphs and tragedies will live on in their own special place in history.
"Tom Wilson is a brilliant storyteller. He was there, and he puts you there, too. If you like flying, you will like Termite Hill. This is how it really was."--Larry Bond, author of Red Phoenix and Vortex.
"Tom Wilson takes you from the fighter cockpits of the SAM killers to the intricate workings of the enemy air defenses. A knowledgeable writer and combat flyer, he was there and tells the real story."--Mark Berent, author of Rolling ThunderReview:
"With Termite Hill, Tom Wilson joins the top rank... This is a gripping and authoritative recreation of the air war in Vietnam by an author who was there." -W.E.B. Griffin, author of Brotherhood of War and The Corps; "Tom Wilson is a brilliant storyteller. He was there, and he puts you there, too. If you like flying, you will like Termite Hill. This is how it really was." -Larry Bond, author of Red Phoenix and Vortex; "Wilson is every bit as good as Coonts, Brown and Clancy. I found myself right there flying combat again." -Col. Glenn Davis, USAF Ret.
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Book Description Bantam, 1993. Mass Market Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110553293109
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STRM-0553293109
Book Description Bantam, 1993. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0553293109