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Cover of: The aviators by William E. Butterworth (W.E.B.) Griffin

"When the glistening twin-engine Beechcraft U-8D, painted in the peacetime U.S. Army glossy white, black, and olive color scheme, touched down on the runway at Pleiku, Major Warren H. Hightower, Infantry, USA, the commanding officer of the 170th Assault Helicopter Company, was on the parking ramp waiting for it."

About the Book

It is 1964. The Vietnam War has begun to escalate, its new style of battle demanding new weapons and tactics, and men who can use them. Overnight, it seems, the United States Army must scramble to create its first-ever Air Assault Division, a force critical to its chances of success. The obstacles are staggering--untrained men, technical mishaps, interservice rivalries. But through sheer courage and dedication, these heroic fighters rise to the challenge. For they are America's bravest--facing the ultimate test...

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Library of Congress PS3557.R489137 B7 1987 bk. 8

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4 editions First published in 1988

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Cover of: The aviators
1988, Putnam
The aviators
in English
Cover of: The aviators
May 1, 1989, Jove
The aviators
Paperback in English
Cover of: The aviators
1990, Century
The aviators
in English
Cover of: The aviators
2008, Penguin Group
The aviators
Electronic resource in English

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