A Hundred Feet Over Hell

A Hundred Feet Over Hell

Flying With the Men of the 220th Recon Airplane Company Over I Corps and the DMZ, Vietnam, 1968-1969

Book - 2009
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A Hundred Feet Over Hell is the story of a handful of young pilots taking extraordinary risks to support those on the ground. Flying over Vietnam in two-seater Cessnas, they often made the difference between a soldier returning alive to his family or having the lonely sound of "Taps" played over his grave. Based on extensive interviews, and often in the men's own words, A Hundred Feet Over Hell puts the reader in the plane as this intrepid band of U.S. Army aviators calls in fire support for the soldiers and marines of I Corps.

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Zenith Press, c2009.
ISBN: 9780760336335
Characteristics: xiv, 258 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.


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