The year is 1967 and his 31st birthday as captain Bert Chole arrives for his first tour of duty in Vietnam. Thus opens this memoir of a professional soldiers introduction, after thirteen years of preparation and training, to the reality of war and the daily life and death struggle the members of Bravo Troop had become accustomed to. Bravo Troop 1/9 Air Cavalry Squadron was perhaps the most well known and most effective unit to come out of the Vietnam war. He describes some his early time in the Army, prior to flight school, ...

Flashing Sabers 2005, Xlibris, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9781413478655

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Flashing Sabers 2005, Xlibris Corporation, Bloomington IN

ISBN-13: 9781413478662