Chariots of The Damned: Airborne Rescues from Vietnam to Kosovo

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9780007107728: Chariots of The Damned: Airborne Rescues from Vietnam to Kosovo

Rescue missions from Vietnam to Kosovo.

Chariots of the Damned provides some fascinating insights into previously little-explored helicopter operations, ranging from the end of the Vietnam War to recent rescue operations in Kosovo.

Mike McKinney is one of the first US Special Forces pilots ever to have written such accounts whilst still a serving officer. His firsthand knowledge of operations in the Gulf and the Balkans is clearly evident in this excellent book.

Chapters include:

1. Disaster at Koh Tang Island (Vietnam)
2. The Son Tay Raid (Vietnam)
3. Desert 1: The Iranian Hostage Rescue Op
4. SOG operations in Panama & Grenada
5. Gulf War rescue missions
6. Hawks down: the Somalia catastrophe
7. SOG in the Balkans

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Co-written by a serving US Special Forces pilot
Chariots of the Damned provides some fascinating insights into previously little-explored helicopter operations, ranging from the end of the Vietnam War to recent rescue operations in Kosovo.

Mike McKinney is one of the first US Special Forces pilots ever to have written such accounts whilst still a serving officer. His firsthand knowledge of operations in the Gulf and the Balkans is clearly evident in this excellent book.

A must for enthusiasts in military and helicopter operations.

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Chariots of the Damned provides some fascinating insights into previously little-explored helicopter operations, ranging from the end of the Vietnam War to recent rescue operations in Kosovo.

Mike McKinney is one of the first US Special Forces pilots ever to have written such accounts whilst still a serving officer. His firsthand knowledge of operations in the Gulf and the Balkans is clearly evident in this excellent book.

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