Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art (Volume 2)

Author(s): John Brennan 

ISBN: 9781781557808
Copies: 297

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A unique photographic showcase from the Vietnam War of rediscovered Army helicopter nose art images extolling the expressive American spirit.
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  • Profusely illustrated with previously unpublished photographs

  • Pure unadulterated eyeball candy in beautiful and striking colour

  • Of interest to aviation and military enthusiasts, historians and modellers

  • The sequel to John Brennan’s critically acclaimed Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art from 2017

Historian JD Marshall penned, ‘History is shaped by the memories of those who witness it, and the intentions of those who record it.’

Vietnam veteran Hiawatha Oakes wrote, ‘I can’t thank you enough for your efforts in obtaining a photo of my H-21, the Blue Angel, and having it in your book (Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art).

‘My family calls your book, “…lost pieces of treasures found.”’

These three quotations represent all that is relevant to the author in history gathering: the hard work and its rewards.

In Vietnam War Army Helicopter Nose Art Vol. 2, one will find equally astonishing photographs together with researched information, which will appeal to the aficionado and veteran. With 135 resplendent colour images, there are search aids for locating one’s former in-country Army helicopter.

A listing is available of American sites where Huey and Cobra rides are available. The Army museum in Alabama offers a listing of two-dozen recommended Huey photo-books, a tabulation of 300 AH-1 Cobra war survivors, their former units, and present location. Also offered is a database of 500 newly found in-country Army helicopter names.

BOOK ISBN 9781781557808
FORMAT 275 x 215 mm
BINDING Paperback
PAGES 128 pages
TERRITORY UK and Worldwide
ILLUSTRATIONS 164 colour photographs

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John Brennan has authored six Vietnam War helicopter books. His background in this subject began with a twelve-month military tour in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta region assigned to the Army’s 114th Assault Helicopter Company as a flight operations coordinator. This was followed by a B.A. degree in American Studies from California State University at Chico. He was subsequently hired by the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum Library in Washington, DC. Later, when the 114th formed an association, Brennan served as a historian. Today, he is retired from federal service and resides with his family in Northern California.

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