Here There are Tigers: The Secret Air War in Laos and North Vietnam, 1968-69

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Stackpole Books, Jan 24, 2008 - History - 272 pages
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In-the-cockpit perspective on aerial warfare during the Vietnam War. Many never-before-heard stories--some of them tragic, others humorous.
 

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A very interesting account of a Forward Air Controller (FAC) in Laos during the Vietnam. Hathorn describes calling in air strikes against vehicles, troops and elephants along the Ho Chi Minh Trail ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
Introduction
A Call to Go to
Checkout Time
To Find a Way Out of My
A New World
Welcome to the War in Laos
Cricket West
Scratch One
The Mission That Never
Merry Christmas
Mission Failure
Go Get the POWs Chapter 13 Christening of a Night Fighter
A Finale
Laos Background
Copyright

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Reginald Hathorn is a retired U.S. Air Force officer with more than 6,000 hours in twenty-three different aircraft. He has been an outdoor writer for more than forty years. He lives in Louisiana.

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