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    Cheating Death by George J. Marrett

They flew low and slow, at treetop level, at night, in monsoons, and in point-blank range of enemy guns and missiles. They were missions no one else wanted, but the ones all other pilots prayed for when shot down.

Year: 2003
Genre: Rescue MissionVietnam War

    The Rescue of Streetcar 304 by Kenny Wayne Fields

On 31 May 1968, Navy Lt. Kenny Fields catapulted off USS America, in his A-7 Corsair II on his first combat mission. His target was in Laos, which at the time was officially off-limits for U.S. attacks.

Year: 2007
Genre: Rescue MissionVietnam War

    Air America in Laos by Stephen I. Nichols

Air America was a civilian airline doing paramilitary work for the CIA in Laos from the late 1950's to mid 1970. The most shot at airline in world history with the motto "Anything, Anytime, Anywhere, Professionally" provided logistical and humanitarian support to the Lao government in its civil war against the communist Pathet Lao. The airline was also called upon to rescue US Military personnel shot down in Laos and North Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Year: 2013
Genre: CIARescue MissionVietnam War

 

 

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2003Cheating Death by George J. Marrett Rescue Mission, Vietnam War, Laos, Vietnam, Non-Fiction
2007The Rescue of Streetcar 304 by Kenny Wayne Fields Rescue Mission, Vietnam War, Laos, Non-Fiction
2013Air America in Laos by Stephen I. Nichols CIA, Rescue Mission, Vietnam War, Laos, Non-Fiction

 

 

 


 

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