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#4189598 - 11/02/15 12:27 PM Re: Looking for a Vietnam book. [Re: Donk]  
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#4189610 - 11/02/15 12:58 PM Re: Looking for a Vietnam book. [Re: Donk]  
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#4189614 - 11/02/15 01:06 PM Re: Looking for a Vietnam book. [Re: Donk]  
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#4190431 - 11/04/15 12:22 AM Re: Looking for a Vietnam book. [Re: ForSquirrels]  
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Originally Posted By: ForSquirrels


I think one of the Mark Berents novels has a character flying F-100s in Vietnam, and later upgrading the F-4s but I haven't read them in a long time either.


Yep. yep

I have read the whole 5 book anthology and it is REALLY good.

Available on kindle HERE!


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#4190783 - 11/04/15 08:39 PM Re: Looking for a Vietnam book. [Re: Donk]  
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yep

Over the Beach is a nice read Nothing to deep or detailed, but enjoyable.

#4192062 - 11/07/15 11:54 PM Re: Looking for a Vietnam book. [Re: Donk]  
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Not the air war but Matterhorn is an outstanding novel. It's fiction but I find myself reading it at least once a year. I highly recommend it.


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#4379033 - 09/11/17 07:50 PM Re: Looking for a Vietnam book. [Re: Donk]  
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Just to resurrect this old thread...

I've just finished Flying Black Ponies, a history of VAL-4, Navy light attack squadron flying ov10 Broncos in the Mekong delta.

In it's short 3 year existence the ponies were particularly effective and the book is full of details and anecdotes rather than one man's story. What the unit did as the US began to withdraw is particularly well told and paints a picture of the ARVN at odds with usual perceptions.

Highly recommended.

#4379970 - 09/17/17 12:22 PM Re: Looking for a Vietnam book. [Re: Nixer]  
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Originally Posted by Nixer
Originally Posted by ForSquirrels


I think one of the Mark Berents novels has a character flying F-100s in Vietnam, and later upgrading the F-4s but I haven't read them in a long time either.


Yep. yep

I have read the whole 5 book anthology and it is REALLY good.

Available on kindle HERE!


Just a note that the "Rolling Thunder" title is free.

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