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Danger close, my epic journey as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan, Amber Smith

Label
Danger close, my epic journey as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan, Amber Smith
Language
eng
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
resource.biographical
autobiography
Illustrations
platesillustrations
Index
index present
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
Danger close
Nature of contents
bibliography
Oclc number
953175436
Responsibility statement
Amber Smith
Sub title
my epic journey as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan
Summary
"A memoir of active combat by an elite female helicopter pilot stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan vividly describes her division's high-risk battles and the ways they were challenged to perform under extreme duress, sharing additional insights into her experiences as a woman in a male-dominated unit, "--NoveList
Table Of Contents
This is what war feels like -- Born to fly -- Mother Rucker -- Sink or swim -- Hurry up and wait -- Welcome to Iraq -- Better safe than sorry -- Bingo -- Troops in contact -- Friendly fire -- What lies beneath -- Annihilator 24 -- Flying blind -- One last mission -- Screaming eagles -- The crash -- A new war -- Cleared hot -- Shooting to kill -- Cheating death -- War test you -- Goodbye -- Lucky strike -- KIA -- The Tagab -- Handing off the war -- Epilogue: alive
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