We Were Crewdogs - The Vietnam Collection (B-52)

We Were Crewdogs - The Vietnam Collection (B-52)

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by Tommy Towery
     
 

The printed version was released in September of 2008. This is a collection of reprints of Vietnam, Arc Light, Bulletshot, Guam, and U-Tapao stories, collected from the first four volumes of "We Were Crewdogs" all together in one book that just covers the war stories from this era. Even though most (but not all) of these stories have previously appeared in the other…  See more details below

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The printed version was released in September of 2008. This is a collection of reprints of Vietnam, Arc Light, Bulletshot, Guam, and U-Tapao stories, collected from the first four volumes of "We Were Crewdogs" all together in one book that just covers the war stories from this era. Even though most (but not all) of these stories have previously appeared in the other volumes, this is the definative collection of just Vietnam War stories as told by the B-52 crewdogs who lived them. This collection was created and released at the Arc Light/Young Tiger Reunion in Branson, Missouri in September of 2008 and now available for general purchase. If you are only interested in this area of operation, then this is the book for you.


There are currently six (6) volumes of the We Were Crewdogs Series available as eBooks:

We Were Crewdogs I - The B-52 Collection
We Were Crewdogs II - More B-52 Crewdog Tales
We Were Crewdogs III - Peace Was Our Profession
We Were Crewdogs IV - We Had To Be Tough
We Were Crewdogs V - We Flew The Heavies
We Were Crewdogs - The Vietnam Collection

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012099594
Publisher:
www.wewerecrewdogs.com
Publication date:
01/30/2011
Series:
We Were Crewdogs , #99
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,238,537
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Major, USAF (Ret.) earned a B.S. degree in Journalism in 1968 from Memphis State University where he also earned a commission as a 2nd Lt. through the AFROTC program. Attended Navigator Training and Electronic Warfare Officer Training at Mather AFB, CA. Following B-52 CCTS training in B-52F models at Castle AFB, CA he was assigned to the 20th Bomb Squadron at Carswell AFB, TX flying B-52C and B-52D models. He served as a 7th Bomb Wing Combat Intelligence briefer and a Penetration Aids staff officer while grounded from flying status for kidney stones. He was deployed for six months to Guam as part of “Operation Bullet Shot” and was assigned to 8th Air Force Bomber Operations as an Arc Light mission planner. Three month after returning from his first deployment he was sent on a second six-month TDY to Guam where he worked as an Arc Light planner in the 43rd Bomb Wing Bomber Operations. It was during this assignment that he flew on B-52 combat missions as a staff officer and helped plan Linebacker II missions. Upon return to full flight duty status he was assigned to a B-52D crew at Carswell AFB, TX. Shortly thereafter he deployed to Guam and Thailand with his first crew and later progressed from crew duty to instructor to standboard duty on Crew S-1. In 1976 he and his crew received the Mathis Trophy, awarded to the top bomber unit based on combined results in bombing and navigation in the SAC Bomb-Nav

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