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Comment: 1967 Hardcover 1st . 211 p. Former Library book. When unable to go to medical school as he had planned, Ken goes into the Army despite his feelings about not wanting to be in a position requiring him to kill and becomes a helicopter pilot assigned to evacuation of wounded men in Viet Nam. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 211 pages
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton; 1st edition (1967)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0006BQQW4
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.6 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,216,637 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Hardcover
I have been trying to read all of "WEB Griffin's" military fiction written under his real name.

This was almost exactly like Helicopter Pilot. Hero gets his undergrad and instead of getting into med school (grades too low) he gets drafted. Ends up in infantry basic, and is given the chance to try out for warrant helo school. As a side plot line, he is anti-killing.

He ends up doing well, and gets to Vietnam and the book briefly tracks through his first little while flying med-evac.

There is also a girl-friend who is anti-war, but the action there is not very well fleshed out.

I would have liked to have seen the hero finish his tour.
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