Books tagged: airwar vietnam

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Trolling for Guns on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
By Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
As the Vietnam war interdiction campaign spread to North Vietnam, Laos, and eventually Cambodia, the slow moving FACs in their small prop planes began to encounter intense ground fire. It was then, in 1967, that the jet FACs began to take over in high threat areas. A former commander of the famed 8th Tac Fighter Wing Wolf FACs poignantly reminisces about these men and the mission.
Rho Magna, the Laotian War Dragon
By Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 3,850. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Combat fighter pilot Mark Berent writes of a dragon-shaped karst mountain in Laos along the Ho Chi Minh Trail that bristles with physical and psychological danger. He writes of it as he first saw it on an F-4 FAC mission from Ubon RTAFB in 1969. Then he adds an excerpt from "Phantom Leader," one of his historical fiction books about war and politics in the Vietnam era.
Beyond the Clouds; Why I Became a Military Writer
By Mark Berent
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Mark Berent is a well-known author of many Vietnam airwar books and articles. In this article he recounts the people and events that motivated him to write. As he says: "They're out there now, somewhere beyond our eyes, beyond the clouds, rolling and soaring in towering cathedrals flying beautiful airplanes that need only the fuel of their love. These are the men I honor...