The Scorpion Squad: The Nhu Ky Sting
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The Scorpion Squad: The Nhu Ky Sting (Scorpion Squad #2)

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Stripped down to the deadly essentials and on the run, Captain Mack Gerber's killer jungle team assaults a POW camp deep in the dark heart of North Vietnam. Their mission: to snatch a captured American pilot and find the remains of his plane.

It's a top-secret operation, with a CIA operative alon...more
Mass Market Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 28th 1984 by Pinnacle Books (first published 1984)
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A solid three stars for this one. I enjoyed The Nhu Ky Sting a lot more than the first book in the series, Body Count. It’s more suspenseful, and the story has a more satisfying arc. In this one, Capt. Mack Gerber and his A-team are sent on a secret mission into North Vietnam to extract the pilot of a U-2 spy plane who was shot down and captured by the NVA. The writing in this volume is slightly better than it was in Body Count, but it’s still not great, and there are still bits of action that I...more
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