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Ronald Polfer, who became a voice of reason among American POWs in the notorious Hanoi Hilton, the vivid stories in Afterburner make these historical events come to life.q qSherwood presents the history of the Navy's operations during the air war through the eyes of the pilots and flight officers who fought in the conflict. Through tales of courage and fear, triumph and horror, Sherwood reveals the lives of common aircrews who performed extraordinary service. Their experiences show that the air war in Vietnam may have begun as a slow burn, but by 1972, it was more intense than an F-4 afterburner.q--Jacket.Naval Aviators and the Vietnam War John Darrell Sherwood ... 2 The 224a#39;s adjustment problems did not end after it was carrier qualified. According to Sprouse, aquot;There was always a feeling that we were not necessarily wanted on board.

Author:John Darrell Sherwood
Publisher:NYU Press - 2004-05-31


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