Chopper: Firsthand Accounts of Helicopter Warfare, World War II to Iraq

Front Cover
Berkley Books, 2005 - History - 328 pages
0 Reviews
Real-life stories from the pilots and the passengers.

From its first use in military operations, during a rescue mission behind enemy lines in 1944, to its crucial role in Vietnam, to the Black Hawk combat copters in the current war on terror, the helicopter changed the face of aviation-and the face of warfare. Whether they are bringing supplies and medical help or coming to the rescue of trapped soldiers, the modern battlefield could not function without them.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Section 1
Section 2
Section 3

26 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2005)

Compiled by noted historian and aviation expert Robert F. Dorr, Chopperfeatures first-hand accounts of the helicopter's evolution in times of war. The only oral history of its kind, filled with photographs, it is a handsome volume that will earn a prominent place on the bookshelves of military history readers.

Bibliographic information