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Chickenhawk

by Mason, Robert

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1983, 1st edition, fine condition, with a fine dust jacket, with a priced unclipped dust jacket flap, published by The Viking Press, New York, 339 pages. The authors reminiscences of flying more than one thousand missions as a Combat Helicopter Pilot during the mid sixties in the Vietnam War. Illustrated with a one page map and a schematic drawing of a helicopter. A fascinating account of men at war! .

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: Robert Gwodz US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: BOOKS003291I
  • Title: Chickenhawk
  • Author: Mason, Robert
  • Book condition: Used
  • Keywords: Military, Vietnam War, Helicopters, 1st CavalryDivision, Viet Cong, Communists, Politics


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