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

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

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Danger close : my epic journey as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan
Title
Danger close
Title remainder
my epic journey as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan
Statement of responsibility
Amber Smith
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A memoir of active combat by an elite female helicopter pilot stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan describes her division's high-risk battles and how they were challenged to perform under extreme duress, and shares insights into her experiences as a woman in a male-dominated unit
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Smith, Amber
Dewey number
  • 956.7044/348
  • B
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Smith, Amber
  • United States
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Afghan War, 2001-
  • Air pilots, Military
  • Women helicopter pilots
  • Helicopter pilots
Label
Danger close : my epic journey as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan, Amber Smith
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
sky282584403
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781501116391
Lccn
2016021638
Label
Danger close : my epic journey as a combat helicopter pilot in Iraq and Afghanistan, Amber Smith
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Control code
sky282584403
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
First Atria Books hardcover edition.
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9781501116391
Lccn
2016021638

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