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The speed of heat : an airlift wing at war in Iraq and Afghanistan

Author: Thomas W Young
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book tells of one Air National Guard airlift wing as related by its members. The 167th Airlift Wing of the West Virginia Air National Guard consisted of a squadron of 12 C-130 cargo planes, their crews, and all the supporting sections. Their stories include C-130 aircrews, mechanics, flight nurses, even two motor pool truck drivers"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas W Young
ISBN: 9780786437986 0786437987
OCLC Number: 212328282
Description: x, 263 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Train like you fight --
Condition Delta --
Afghanistan --
Where's the runway? --
Valley of Death --
Kyrgyzstan --
Salerno LZ --
Defensor fortis --
See you in Baghdad --
Alarm Red --
The speed of heat --
Command and control --
The rockets' red glare --
Road warriors --
"Civil" aviation --
Don't shoot the messenger --
The other war --
Folded flags --
Mortaritaville --
Healers --
Arabian nights --
When you least expect it --
Metal has memory --
The aviator's prayer --
Never open your wallet in a sandstorm --
Twice the civilian --
Final thoughts.
Responsibility: Thomas W. Young.
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Tells the story of one Air National Guard airlift wing as related by its members. This book includes the stories of C-130 aircrews who dodged heat-seeking missiles, mechanics who made combat repairs,  Read more...

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