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Chickenhawk. [1st hardcover].

by Mason, Robert

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine jacket. Appears gently read, meager imperfections, no writings or spine creasing. Jacket complete/clean/cris


New York. The Viking Press. (c1983). HARDCOVER.. Near Fine/Near Fine jacket. Appears gently read, meager imperfections, no writings or spine creasing. Jacket complete/clean/crisp, lightly scuffed, meager edge wear. Octavo. (8vo.) Two maps of Vietnam + two pages of captioned, line drawings of the Bell HU-1 (Huey) assault helicopter. xvi. + 342pp. Epilogue. Lavender boards & black cloth back. First Edition. 1st Printing (no print number line - Zempel & Verkler). NOT a remainder.

More than half a million copies of  Chickenhawk  have been sold since it was first published in 1983. Now with a new afterword by the author and photographs taken by him during the conflict, this straight-from-the-shoulder account tells the electrifying truth about the helicopter war in Vietnam. This is Robert Mason’s astounding personal story of men at war. A veteran of more than one thousand combat missions, Mason gives staggering descriptions that cut to the heart of the combat experience: the fear and belligerence, the quiet insights and raging madness, the lasting friendships and sudden death—the extreme emotions of a "chickenhawk" in constant danger.


  • Bookseller: Booktopia US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2052518
  • Title: Chickenhawk. [1st hardcover].
  • Author: Mason, Robert
  • Format/binding: HARDCOVER.
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine/Near Fine jacket. Appears gently read, meager imperfections, no writings or spine creasing. Jacket complete/clean/cris
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: The Viking Press.
  • Place: New York.
  • Date published: (c1983).
  • Pages: xvi. + 342pp.
  • Keywords: Vietnam War Robert Mason Memoir United States Army Huey Helicopter Pilot First Edition
  • Size: Octavo. (8vo.)


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