We agree! It’s an insight from a soldier most memoirs just don’t seem to capture. We highly recommend it as well.
The Other Vietnam War: A Helicopter Pilot’s Life in Vietnam
By Marc Cullison
Genre:Biographies & Memoirs, Historical, Military & Wars, Vietnam War
Each of us who served in Vietnam was the guy next door, the average Joe, not a hero. The boy who might date your daughter or sister. The young man who might mow your yard. In Vietnam, we weren’t out to be heroes. We just did our jobs.
For a helicopter pilot, each day was like all the others. You flew the mission and never stopped to think that it might be your last. You didn’t think about the bullet holes in the helicopter, the cracks in the tail boom, or about any of it until night, lying in bed when you couldn’t think of anything else.
The Other Vietnam War is the story of the introduction to a new country, a backward culture…
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