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To the Limit: An Air Cav Huey Pilot in Vietnam

4.2  ·  Rating Details ·  66 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Helicopter pilots in Vietnam kidded one another about being nothing but glorified bus drivers. But these “rotor heads” saved thousands of American lives while performing what the Army classified as the most dangerous job it had to offer. One in eighteen did not return home.

Tom A. Johnson flew the UH-1 “Iroquois” — better known as the “Huey” — in the 229th Assault Helicopt
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Kindle Edition, 412 pages
Published (first published June 30th 2006)
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Carl Bailey
Sep 28, 2014 Carl Bailey rated it it was amazing
Good book if you don't want the PC fluff

Very good memoir of one pilot's Vietnam experience. Having spent some years in an AVIM guard unit, it is nice to hear about heroes and birds instead of politics.
Brett Lawler
Dec 30, 2014 Brett Lawler rated it it was amazing
Life flying in Nam

A great read, really enjoyed the book. Some experiences have to be read about to be believed, Tom survived and went home!
William B.
May 18, 2015 William B. rated it it was amazing
An unnecessary adventure

Tom Johnson experienced high adventure while flying helicopters in Vietnam. However, like my adventures in Nam, it was all a waste.
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