This book was a really good read, well written and the author really managed to keep my interest up.
I can only say "thank you" to the guys who flew these missions, and thanks to Mr. Shepard and Newman for telling us their story.
I had read about the Yankee Station carrier operations and the F-105 Thud campaigns mounted out of Thai airbases previously.
I was fascinated by this account of the Misty's. I had read "Misty" previously and knowing a Misty pilot personally made it more personal. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Jerry Hill
The "Misty" pilots were organized and led by Bud Day, a Medal of Honor recipient. He named his unit "Misty" after his favorite song. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Charles L. Byler
Revealing story about how the guys on the sharp end of the spear, and their families, get shafted by the wheels in Washington who "know better than we, what is best for... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Charles B. Neel
Very interested as I was an F-100 loader at 2 of the bases in Viet Nam that these planes flew from. Amm looking forward to reading other books about these missions.Published 3 months ago by Gerald Boling
It's OK - a lot of personal stuff that really didn't have anything to do with the actual mission though. Read morePublished 5 months ago by LesnOfYerLif3
This is very likely the best documentation of the Vietnam war for pilots. It was emotional for me because I was stationed at Phu Cat and drank with these guys at the O-Club during... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Ted Hanchett
One of the best I have read. This is a little-known unit that really let it all hang out! I was an Air Force weapons specialist on F-100s in Vietnam and some of the pilots that... Read morePublished 8 months ago by William R. Moeglin
The awe inspiring story of pilots and the aircraft they flew into the WAR in southeast Asia. Written so well that you feel as though you're there with seeing what they see feeling... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Frank Hatch