The Resource Charlie chasers : history of USAF AC-119 "Shadow" gunships in the Vietnam War, Larry Elton Fletcher ; [editor, Harley B. Patrick], (electronic resource)

Charlie chasers : history of USAF AC-119 "Shadow" gunships in the Vietnam War, Larry Elton Fletcher ; [editor, Harley B. Patrick], (electronic resource)

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Charlie chasers : history of USAF AC-119 "Shadow" gunships in the Vietnam War
Title
Charlie chasers
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history of USAF AC-119 "Shadow" gunships in the Vietnam War
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Larry Elton Fletcher ; [editor, Harley B. Patrick]
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eng
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Charlie Chasers tells the amazing story of the AC-119 Shadow gunships and their crews who wreaked havoc on the enemy during the Vietnam War. The fixed-wing aircraft provided close fire support of U.S. and friendly troops with the ability to fire up to 6,000 rounds per minute and deliver it with deadly accuracy. Ground troops came to rely on the AC-119 as dependable aerial defenders of fire support bases, air bases, Special Forces camps, villages, hamlets, and remote outposts.The author, former United States Air Force Captain, Dr. Larry Elton Fletcher, flew 177 combat missions as a pilot in AC-119 Shadow gunships during his tour of duty in Vietnam with the 17th Special Operations Squadron and received numerous medals for his valor
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
959.704/348
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illustrations
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no index present
LC call number
DS558.8
LC item number
.F58 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
Charlie chasers : history of USAF AC-119 "Shadow" gunships in the Vietnam War, Larry Elton Fletcher ; [editor, Harley B. Patrick], (electronic resource)
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Charlie chasers : history of USAF AC-119 "Shadow" gunships in the Vietnam War, Larry Elton Fletcher ; [editor, Harley B. Patrick], (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references
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multicolored
Contents
Emergence of USAF fixed-wing gunships -- Gunship III -- Call to war -- 71st SOS combat operations -- 17th SOS activation and take-over -- Good morning Vietnam, 1970 -- Prelude to the Cambodia Incursion -- The Cambodia Incursion -- Secret shadows cover Cambodia -- Fighting C Flight -- Guardians strikers -- Fearless fliers -- Shadows over Laos -- Recognition and reports -- New year, new mission -- In-country and out-country -- Shadow treadmill and vietnamization -- Shadows become Black Dragons
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ocn857079037
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1 online resource (xxxii, 294 p. :)
Form of item
online
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9781555717322
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(electronic bk.)
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ill.
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remote

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