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Masters of the Art: A Fighting Marine's Memoir of Vietnam

3.63  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
No punches are pulled in this gripping account of Vietnam combat through the eyes of a highly decorated Marine helicopter crewman and door gunner with more than three hundred missions under his belt.

In 1968, U.S. Marine Ronald Winter flew some of the toughest missions of the Vietnam War, from the DMZ grasslands to the jungles near Laos and the deadly A Shau Valley, where t
ebook, 320 pages
Published December 18th 2007 by Presidio Press
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Wally Beddoe
Jan 07, 2013 Wally Beddoe rated it really liked it
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On Memorial Day Monday, I was flying back to JFK from a West Coast trip and was looking forward to finishing up a book I’d been reading. The Author, Ron Winter, is a member of the USMC Combat Helicopter Association, of which I have been the webmaster since around 1997. Ron sent me the book a while back and it was added to my stack of books I wanted to read. “Masters of the Art: A Fighting Marine’s Memoir of Vietnam” was well worth the wait and anticipation.

Ron opens the book with his detailed st
Blake Walker
Jan 06, 2017 Blake Walker rated it really liked it
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I wanted to read more about helicopter pilots in Vietnam. This covers a US Marine who manned a CH-46 Sea Knight during the war.
Mar 01, 2014 Relstuart rated it really liked it
Well told story of a Marine door gunner/electrification during the Vietnam conflict. Dealing with after the war both the memories and the cruel treatment of fellow Americans at the end of his tale was the most moving to me.

It blew his mind that we would abandon South Vietnam, our allies, the way we did and then tens of thousands of South Vietnamese would be murdered and/or sent to re-education camps by the communists after we fled the country so many Americans died to keep free. The people in Am
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