Low Level Hell

Author: Hugh Mills
Homepage_9781908059031

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  • : $8.00(AUD)
  • : 9781908059031
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Cassell military
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  • : August 2011
  • : 22.99
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  • : books

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  • : Hugh Mills
  • : Paperback
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  • : 336
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Barcode 9781908059031
9781908059031

Description

The aeroscouts of the 1st Infantry Division have three words emblazoned on their unit patch: Low Level Hell. It was the perfect concise defininition of what those intrepid aviators experienced as they ranged the skies of Vietnam from the Cambodian border to the Iron Triangle. The Outcasts, as they were known, flew low and slow. They were the aerial eyes of the division in search of the enemy. Too often for longevity's sake they found the Viet Cong and the fight was on. These young pilots, who were usually 19 to 22 years old, invented the book as they went along.

Reviews

'The best 'bird's eye view' of the helicopter war in Vietnam in print today ... Mills has captured the realities of a select group of aviators who shot craps with death on every mission' R.S. Maxham, Director, US Army Aviation Museum