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CHEATING DEATH: COMBAT AIR RESCUES IN VIETNAM AND LAOS
Written by George J. Marrett.
Stock no. 1814450
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A story of extreme flying skill and courage in the face of the enemy during the Vietnam War. Dark blue spine with silver title, light blue boards. Red endpapers. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850529727.
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MY SECRET WAR
Written by Richard S. Drury.
Stock no. 1814449
Published by Aero Publishers. 2nd 1979. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of just one pilot's part of the small parcel of ugliness called 'Nam'. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0816868417.
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FIRE ON THE HANGAR DECK: ORDEAL OF THE ORISKANY
Written by Wynn F. Foster.
Stock no. 1814448
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 2001. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

In 1966, the USS Oriskany, a twenty-one year old Essex-class carrier, was conducting combat flight operation in the Gulf of Tonkin when a night illumination flare ignited on her hangar deck and instantly transformed her into a flaming holocaust. Brown cloth boards, yellow title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1557502900. 2nd printing.
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THE RESCUE OF STREETCAR 304: A NAVY PILOT'S FORTY HOURS ON THE RUN IN LAOS
Written by Kenny Wayne Fields.
Stock no. 1814447
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An exhilarating narrative of what turned out to be one of the largest and most spine-tingling air rescues of the Vietnam War. Black paper spine, gilt title, green paper boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781591142720. 2nd printing.
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SAILORS TO THE END: THE DEADLY FIRE ON THE USS FORRESTAL AND THE HEROES WHO FOUGHT IT
Written by Gregory A. Freeman.
Stock no. 1814446
Published by William Morrow. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The dramatic and forgotten story of the 1967 fire on board the aircraft carrier, USS Forrestal during its time at Yankee Station off the coast of Vietnam. Blue boards silver title to spine. B/w plates. ISBN: 0066212677.
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BURY US UPSIDE DOWN
Written by Rick Newman; Don Shepperd.
Stock no. 1814445
Published by Ballantine Books. Circa 2006. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The Misty Pilots and the Secret Battle for the Ho Chi Minh Trail. 480 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0345465377. 2nd printing.
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TROUBLED WATER: RACE, MUTINY, AND BRAVERY ON THE USS KITTY HAWK
Written by Gregory A. Freeman.
Stock no. 1814444
Published by Palgrave Macmillan. 1st 2009. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The gripping account of the riot aboard the USS Kitty Hawk - and the first mutiny in U.S. naval history. Blue boards, white title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780230613614.
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BLACK SAILOR, WHITE NAVY
Written by John Darrell Sherwood.
Stock no. 1814443
Published by New York University Press. 1st 2007. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Racial unrest in the fleet during the Vietnam War Era. Blue cloth spine with gilt title, blue paper boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780814740361.
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ALPHA STRIKE VIETNAM: THE NAVY'S AIR WAR 1964 TO 1973
Written by Jeffrey L. Levinson.
Stock no. 1814442
Published by Presidio Press. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

22 naval aviators remember their years of flying strike operations from carriers on Yankee and Dixie Stations. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0891413383.
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TRIAL: ORDEAL OF THE USS ENTERPRISE 14 JANUARY 1969
Written by Michael Joe Carlin.
Stock no. 1814441
Published by Tuscarora Press. 3rd 1993. Fine condition.

Third Edition. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w and colour photos. 94 pages. ISBN: 9780964753310.
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BLACK ACES HIGH: THE STORY OF A MODERN FIGHTER SQUADRON AT WAR
Written by Robert K. Wilcox.
Stock no. 1814440
Published by Thomas Dunne Books. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A riveting account of a modern fighter squadron at war and the exploits, triumphs, and traumas of its pilots. B/w photos. Black boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0312269161.
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CLASHES: AIR COMBAT OVER NORTH VIETNAM 1965-1972
Written by Marshall L. Michel.
Stock no. 1814439
Published by Naval Institute Press. Circa 1997. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. 340 pages. Descriptions of actual dogfights with authoritative analysis of tactics and pilot skills. ISBN: 1557505853. 2nd printing.
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