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Author Mills, Hugh L., 1948-

Title Low level hell : a scout pilot in the Big Red One / Hugh L. Mills, Jr ; with Robert A. Anderson.

Publication Info. Novato, CA : Presidio, 2000.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Marseilles PL Adult Non-Fiction - MABB-3  959.704 MIL    DUE 02-01-21
Description x, 305 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Thunder Road -- Silver wings -- Scouts -- Darkhorse One Seven -- Impact award -- FSB Gela -- Where is One Five? -- Mad Charlie -- The crater -- Cobra down -- Engine out -- Hotdoggin' it -- Bad day for the ARPs -- The Razorbacks -- But Rod was Rod -- Tit for tat -- Courage -- I think we won -- Final Salute.
Summary "The aeroscouts of the 1st Infantry Division had three words emblazoned on their unit patch: Low Level Hell. It was then and continues today as the perfect concise definition of what these intrepid aviators experienced as they ranged the skies of Vietnam from the Cambodian border to the Iron Triangle. The Outcasts, as they were known, flew low and slow, aerial eyes of the division in search of the enemy. Too often for longevity's sake they found the Viet Cong and the fight was on. These young pilots (19-22 years old) "invented" the book as they went along."--Page 4 of cover.
Audience 1020L Lexile
Subject Mills, Hugh L., 1948-
Mills, Hugh L., 1948- (OCoLC)fst00296722
Mills, Hugh L., Jr., 1948- (NL-LeOCL)245582967
Vietnam War (1961-1975) (OCoLC)fst01431664
Chronological Term 1961 - 1975
Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American.
Military operations, Aerial -- American. (OCoLC)fst01710199
Genre/Form Personal narratives -- American. (OCoLC)fst01424071
Added Author Anderson, Robert A., 1944-
ISBN 0891417192

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