Vietnam Choppers

Vietnam Choppers

Helicopters in Battle 1950-1975

General Aviation
  • Author: Simon Dunstan
  • Short code: GNA
  • Publication Date: 20 Aug 2003
  • ISBN: 9781841767963
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 208
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About this Product

The Vietnam War proved the combat potential and capabilities of the modern helicopter. The combination of swiftly deployable attack helicopters, such as the AH-1G Cobra, and more robust transport aircraft in medical evacuation, fire support and fire suppression roles, allowed for a revision of battlefield tactics. This long-awaited revised edition of Simon Dunstan's classic reference work provides a comprehensive guide to the many models employed during the war and the tactics used. This title includes new data and photographs.

Biographical Note

Simon Dunstan is a well-established author, film maker and photographer in the field of military history, with several titles already published with Osprey. He specialises in the subject of armoured warfare, a field on which he has been writing for two decades. His books have covered topics such as helicopter and armoured warfare in Vietnam, the Challenger main battle tank, The British Guards and armoured warfare in Korea. Simon lives and works in London.

Contents

Helicopters at War US Army Helicopters in Vietnam Airmobility - Tactics and Techniques US Army Helicopter Gunships in Vietnam Dust Off - US Army Helicopter Ambulances in Vietnam US Navy Helicopters in Vietnam US Air Force Helicopters in Vietnam US Marine Corps Helicopters in Vietnam

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