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Pucker factor 10 : memoir of a U.S. Army helicopter pilot in Vietnam

Author: James Joyce
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author was drawn into the United States Army through ROTC and went through training to fly helicopters in combat over Vietnam. His experiences are charted in this memoir, as he relives his and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Joyce, James, 1942-
Pucker factor 10.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2003
(OCoLC)606952704
Named Person: James Joyce; James Joyce
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Joyce
ISBN: 0786415576 9780786415571
OCLC Number: 51931106
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 204 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Who Wants to Go to Flight School? --
Fly This, Fly Anything --
Lost Over Cleveland --
Army Flight School --
Boredom, Terror and Joy --
Showing Off --
Transition School --
Welcome to Vietnam --
Learning the Ropes --
Missions --
Settling Into the Cav --
A KKK Officer --
Rats --
They Booed Bob Hope --
To the Field --
Wildlife --
Ancillary Missions --
There Is No Time --
Infusion and Disneyland --
Saigon --
Welcome to the Ninth --
The Major's Story --
The Ox Cart --
The Screaming --
A Medal and a Promotion --
Our Allies and the Last Mission --
Welcome Home --
I Get a Job --
The Last Flight --
Flying --
War --
Military History of James Joyce.
Other Titles: Pucker factor ten
Responsibility: by James Joyce.
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"Joyce is an excellent writer...recommended"--Catholic Library World; "lavishly illustrated...truly moving"--NAAP News; "a fine and vivid account"--Smoky Mountain News; "fascinating reading...'Pucker Read more...

 
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