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Cheating Death: Combat Air Rescues in Vietnam and Laos

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Cheating Death: Combat Air Rescues in Vietnam and Laos - Marrett, George J
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They flew low and slow, at treetop level, at night, in monsoons, and in point-blank range of enemy guns and missiles. They were missions no one else wanted, but the ones all other pilots prayed for when shot down. Flying the World War II-vintage Douglas A-1 Skyraider, a single-engine, propeller-driven relic in a war of "fast-movers," these intrepid US Air Force pilots, call sign Sandy, risked their lives with every mission to rescue thousands of downed Navy and Air Force pilots. With a flashback memory and a style all his ...

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Cheating Death: Combat Air Rescues in Vietnam and Laos 2010, Smithsonian Books (DC)

ISBN-13: 9781588342966

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Cheating Death: Combat Air Rescues in Vietnam and Laos 2003, Smithsonian Books (DC), Washington, DC

ISBN-13: 9781588341044

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