Marble Mountain presents a personal account of a young manas 1966 combat tour as a Marine helicopter pilot. Of the many books I have read about Vietnam, Marble Mountain wins hand down for its raw honesty, youthful naivetAc, and pure readability.Through riveting imagery, Bud Willis finally opens a window of understanding for readers of any age to experience the conflicting drama of one of the most challenging periods of American history. Gripping, heart-wrenching, and realistic, Budas poignant memoir lingers with the reader well beyond the conclusion of the book with a powerful message that is as relevant today as it was 45 years ago. I thank the author and all of the men of VMO-2 for the patriotism, courage, and bravery that they demonstrated for future generations. They truly sparkled as shining examples othe Marine Corpsas promise of aa few good men.a This book should be required reading for all Americans, and its timing could make it a bestseller. Dr. Dianne Sawyer American Literature and English Language InstructorThe driver said he would take me anywhere I wanted to go and wait for me as long as it took. ... pull-ups, sit-ups, a long run, and a variety of standard drills that any decent athlete would consider a normal 90 minute workout ... nothing heart- stopping for a Marine. ... CHAPTER TWO Flight School aIf you hold a piece of 20.
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