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SEA STORIES AND SHORTS
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 24,980. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
SEA STORIES AND SHORTS are an anthology of six (6) Sea Stories when the author - Commander Roger Johnson - was on active duty flying off of aircraft carriers during and after the Vietnam War. He should have been killed during each incident, but Providence intervened. The Sea Stories are folowed by eight (8) Short Stories that will tickle your nostalgic senses.
Night Mission on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
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Price: Free! Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The weather, the built-in hazards of night refueling, target identification, and the mountains hiding in the dark are all enemies- and of course, there's the enemy, too. These pilots have a saying, "And if the big guns don't get you, the black karst will." But then back on top in the moonlight, a man finds brief moments to think his own thoughts before cracking a low ceiling back at home base.
Trolling for Guns on the Ho Chi Minh Trail
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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.
Night Flying Revenge
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Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
...On his way out Mat switched off the hangar lights. Black! The world turned black! There was no light anywhere. Not even the stars could be seen; they too seemed to have been switched off with the same switch... He suddenly felt the weirdest sensation; he was not alone. Somewhere behind and to his left was someone or something else...