Flying Black Ponies: The Navy's Close Air Support Squadron in Vietnam

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Naval Inst Press, Oct 1, 2000 - History - 328 pages
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Squadron member Lavell tells the tragic, comic, and moving story of the pilots who flew support missions for riverine forces, SEALs, and allied units.

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A great read, well researched and well written. Students of Naval Aviation will discover a squadron unique in the history of Navy flying. Those with an interest in air power generally will find the ... Read full review

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A friend of mine is written about in this historical narrative. Read full review

Contents

Setting the Stage
1
For the Want of a Pony
11
Making It Up as You Go Along
19
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Kit Lavell flew 243 combat missions with the Black Ponies in Vietnam. Among his many awards is the Distinguished Flying Cross. A resident of San Diego, California, he is now a freelance author & screenwriter.

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