Da Nang diary

a forward air controller"s year of combat over Vietnam by Tom Yarborough

Publisher: St. Martin"s Press in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 280 Downloads: 327
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Subjects:

  • Yarborough, Tom.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American.,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American.

Edition Notes

StatementTom Yarborough.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS558.8 .Y37 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p. :
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1876742M
ISBN 100312050674
LC Control Number90036887

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Da Nang Diary: A Forward Air Controller's Gunsight View of Flying with SOG by Tom Yarborough ratings, average rating, 21 reviews Open Preview Cited by: 1. Da Nang Air Base (Vietnamese: Căn cứ không quân Đà Nẵng) (s–) (also known as Da Nang Airfield, Tourane Airfield or Tourane Air Base) was a French Air Force and later Republic of Vietnam Air Force (RVNAF) facility located in the city of Da Nang, the Vietnam War (–), it was a major base with United States Army, United States Air Force (USAF), and Coordinates: 16°02′38″N °11′58″E / . De Lamour Hotel is rated "Superb" by our guests. Take a look through our photo library, read reviews from real guests and book now with our Price Guarantee. We’ll even let you know about secret offers and sales when you sign up to our emails/10(5). Da Nang (/(ˌ) d ɑː, d ə ˈ n æ ŋ, ˈ n ɑː ŋ / dah, də NANG, NAHNG; Vietnamese: Đà Nẵng, [ɗâː nǎˀŋ] ()) is a class-1 municipality and the fifth largest city in Vietnam in terms of population. On the coast of the East Sea at the mouth of the Han River, it is one of Vietnam's most important port one of the country's five direct-controlled municipalities, it is under Central district: Hải Châu.

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Da Nang Diary is the ultimate through-the-gunsight view of covert operations in Vietnam. Told with a powerful immediacy that puts the reader in the cockpit, Da Nang Diary is a book that should and must be read by all warriors." The Drop: The Journal of the Special Forces Association/5().

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The tellingly detailed log of an American airman's week year in Southeast Asia. A sometime jet jockey who volunteered for duty as a forward air controller, Yarborough arrived in Vietnam for his initial tour during the spring of Assigned to Da Nang, the author (who now teaches at Indiana Univ.) started off directing aerial strikes against supply convoys, troop concentrations, and Author: Tom Yarborough.

Da Nang Diary: A Forward Air Controller's Gunsight View of Flying with SOG avg rating — ratings — published — 9 editions/5. The expertise of the low, slow FACs, as well as the hazard attendant to their role, made for a unique birds-eye perspective on how the entire war in Vietnam unfolded.

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A former professor and department chair at Indiana University, he now lives in West Springfield, Virginia, where he maintains ties to the academic community by writing articles for various scholarly journals and periodicals. He is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Da Nang Diary. For Tom Yarborough, who logged 1, hours of combat flying time, the risk was constant, intense, and electrifying.

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Told with a powerful immediacy that puts the reader in the cockpit, Da Nang Diary is a book that should and must be read by all warriors. THE DROP, SPECIAL FORCES ASSOCIATION, Author: Tom Yarborough. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Da Nang Diary: Da Nang Diary: A Forward Air Controller's Year of Combat over Vietnam A stunning book of FAC action in Vietnam.

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In Da Nang Diary, Tom Yarborough catalogs some of the nastiest assignments in the whole war. === The Good Stuff === * Yarborough writes is an understated style, which only gives added suspense and excitement to the stories he tells/5().

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“[An] intimate account of a Forward Air Controller working with the Special Forces on their secret operations in South V /5. Most of the material came from the extensive diary he kept while at Da Nang and covers 1, combat flying hours in over FAC missions. Yarborough does not consider his memoir as history, but he claims this book is a contribution to the research of historians.

The eyes and ears of the fast-moving jets who rained death and destruction down on enemy positions, the Forward Air Controller made an art form out of an air strike-knowing the targets, knowing where friendly troops were, and reacting with split-second, life and death decisions as a battle Nang Diary1/5(1).

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At the peak, there is a panorama view of Da Nang awaits you to see it. Address: 52 Huyen Tran Cong Chua, Hoa Hai, Ngu Hanh Son, Da Nang Opening Hours: Daily am– pm.

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