Vietnam: A Tale Of Two Tours

Vietnam: A Tale Of Two Tours

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An Army helicopter pilot's memoirs and first-hand account of what he experienced personally during two tours in Vietnam - one at the height of the war in1969 and one at the very end in 1973. This is a detailed description of the life of one helicopter pilot and what he did in the air, on the ground, with the people during his first tour in the Central Highlands while assigned to and flying for an Infantry Division, the Cambodia Invasion, and what it was really like living in Vietnam. The second tour was in the Saigon area with an Air Cavalry Troop and recounts live for Americans at the final months of the War, final cease fire events, prisoner exchanges, life on the ground, Saigon, the final flight of combat troops to leave Vietnam and the end of American combat operations and involvement. For those who want to know what it was like to be there -- without the hidden agenda, embellishment, or hype normally associated with the Vietnam War

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    Vietnam: A Tale Of Two Tours Reviews

  • FriedhelmWinter

    A very original and well structured account of the life of a crack helicopter pilot in Vietnam, this book was a pleasure to read from start to finish and featured colorful descriptions of various pers...

  • James Ross Barclay

    TI've always been fascinated by the Viet Nam war and especially the use of helicopters and the men that flew them! This book was fascinating and enlightening! The author was the kind of guy that I was...

  • Stewart Jackson

    Excellent and DescriptiveYou can get a very good understanding of the way it was as you read the material set forth in this book. All of the many facets of the individual events described come togethe...

  • Dave Monds

    Politics at war A valuable memoir if a bit dry. The author has clearly held back considerably in his recounting of his Vietnam war experiences. This is not a book of war stories, it is a book of daily...

  • Ronda Singh

    Helicopter pilot in Vietnam war Great book about a young 19 year old who joined the Army and flew helicopters during two tours of duty in Vietnam. He ended up making a career of the Army and served fo...

  • a.t.m.

    Great book about flying in the skies above VietnamThe author tells it like it is and no one can tell the story better than a Veteran chopper pilot. He writes about his friends, his near misses, and th...

  • Rob

    Really Great!This book is a rare and mature perspective of the war, and I commend the author’s use of hindsight. Certainly a well-positioned Warrant Officer and aviator over the course of two flying...

  • JOHN H. RATLIFF

    Non fiction good readAnyone interested in what the boys/men did while flying under some really questionable leadership combined with the dangers of war, were truly hero's in my book! Thank you all for...

  • clayton goodwin

    I got out of high school in 1975. My friends older brothers served in the Nam. My own brother is a retired CW4 Army helo instructor pilot. Know I know too a better degree what these brave young men we...

  • Harvey Wolf

    Realistic view from the air!I enjoyed this book. Useful for me to get fuller appreciation for the chopper pilot's experience in the war. Especially one who stayed in the Army and was a lifer.Unlike mo...