By Jeff Noecker
What units this tale except the others which were written approximately Vietnam is the Spectre gunship that Noecker flew in on his missions. whereas the united states Air strength used to be flying countless numbers of F-4s, F-105s, B-52s, OV-10s, O-2s, A-7s in Vietnam and Southeast Asia, there have been simply fourteen AC-130A Spectre gunships in theater and just one squadron that flew them—Noecker’s squadron. there have been even fewer than fourteen whilst this system begun in 1968; the 1st few flew out of a base in Vietnam.
The tales contained right here resemble a diary, providing either own anecdotes of Noecker’s and of news he heard over the process his time in provider. a few of these could appear a piece farfetched, yet Noecker sticks to the proof up to attainable. unimaginable as a number of the tales sound, his stories of his time within the air are unmistakably true.
After being ""live"" for a 12 months, i locate that one piece of information used to be wrong within the unique printing. This has been corrected and a small volume of alternative facts has been further. The corrections look within the moment printing of either tough and delicate covers that are on hand now and should be to be had in book structure very soon.
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