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Firebirds: The Best First-Person Account of Helicopter Combat in Vietnam Ever Written ( Signed Copy)

Carlock, Chuck

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ISBN 10: 1565301978 / ISBN 13: 9781565301979
Published by U.S.A.: The Summit Publishing Group, 1995
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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A fine, fresh, nearly as new copy in like dust jacket. Inscribed inside by the author on the half title, also inscribed by Ron Seabolt, fellow gunship pilot. 285 pages + map, and including index and glossary. To access more of our many aviation books search Abebooks.com using our unique keyword WARBX AIRBX or visit our shop in Fort Worth!. Bookseller Inventory # AV 150

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Title: Firebirds: The Best First-Person Account of ...

Publisher: U.S.A.: The Summit Publishing Group

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Inscribed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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More than just a collection of war stories, Carlock reveals his entire Vietnam experience, similar to that endured by thousands of young men and women.

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k volunteered to become a helicopter pilot in August 1966, convinced that by the time he finished training, the Vietnam War would be over. Little did he know that he would see some of the war's most intense action, including the Tet offensives. Carlock portrays countless dangers, from an elusive enemy and treacherous terrain to blinding weather, faulty equipment, and friendly fire. He rides the pendulum between fear and fearlessness during his many brushes with death. Along with the danger and tension, Carlock tells us about the camaraderie and humor shared by men who lived on the edge. Carlock's stories will sometimes shock you, sometimes bring a smile to your face, and sometimes make you angry. Learn about "secret" missions into a neutral country. Discover how the Walker spy ring cost American lives. Most of all, find out what it was like for a twenty-one-year-old farm boy to find himself suddenly immersed in vicious daily combat, making decisions that determined the fate of hundreds of li

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