Firebirds: The Best First-person Account of Helicopter Combat in Vietnam Ever Written

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Summit Publishing Group, 1995 - History - 285 pages
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At age 19, Chuck Carlock volunteered to become a helicopter pilot, 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 combat. This dramatic, first-person account propels readers into the chaos of machine-to-machine combat, chronicling some of the most ferocious combat undergone during the years of American involvement in Vietnam. 30 photos.

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User Review  - Dorcey - Goodreads

Having been there and having done a few of the things author Carlock writes about in his incredible account of the helicopter war over Vietnam, I tried not to be overwhelmed with one harrowing account ... Read full review


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