6 edition of On Yankee Station found in the catalog.
On Yankee Station
June 1, 1988 by Bantam .
Written in English
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On Yankee Station: The Naval Air War Over Vietnam. Combining vivid personal narrative with historical and operational analyses, this book takes a candid look at U.S. naval airpower /5.
The particular short story - On the Yankee Station - that drove me to purchase the book was a poorly researched and even more poorly written story that was a major disappointment. In hindsight, that should have been obvious for no one familiar with that particular duty would ever refer to it as "the" Yankee Station/5(10).
On Yankee Station: The Naval Air War Over Vietnam Hardcover – July 1, by John B. Nichols (Author)/5(39). The stories in On The Yankee Station are superbly told and one or two different enough After reading An Ice-Cream War I was ready to be disappointed but this book of short stories was excellent.
I was gripped by the title story in which an American pilot with a penchant for napalm is paid back for his brutality by one of his mechanics/5. On Yankee Station: The Naval Air War over Vietnam (Bluejacket Books) Paperback – Ma by John B.
Nichols (Author)/5(42). This was recommended to me by a close friend who actually flew A-4s "on Yankee Station" as the best book for civilians to read to get a feeling of what it was really like during that period. Read more. 2 people found this helpful.
Helpful. Comment Report /5(41). Yankee Station [E. Paul Braxton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In Hong Kong, an elderly sailor disappeared on a commuter train to.
Their book offers a compelling view of what it was like to fly from Yankee Station between and and important lessons for future conflicts. At the same time, it adds important facts to the permanent war record.
Calling their book a cockpit view of the war with the benefit of fourteen years of hindsight, the authors impart a compelling sense of what it was like to fly from Yankee Station between and and provide important lessons On Yankee Station book those who may become involved in future conflicts.
Dan Pedersen entered the U.S. Navy in He was the senior officer in the group of nine men who formed the Navy's legendary "TOPGUN" program at Naval Air Station Miramar in March He served in combat during the Vietnam War, with a flying cruise on USS Hancock (CVA) and three on USS Enterprise (CVN).Brand: Hachette Audio.
ON THE YANKEE STATION: Stories. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. Boyd, the British author of a fine comic novel (A Good Man in Africa) and a fair irony-of-war novel (An Ice-Cream War), is still--on the evidence of this ragged debut collection--a novice short.
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The Vietnam War is presumed to be ending as President Nixon attempts to keep his campaign promise. War protests in the US are filtering into the US Navy’s 7th Fleet stationed off the coast of Vietnam in the Gulf of Tonkin at Yankee Station.
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Barrett Tillman (1, words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article and technical writing. Tillman's most influential book to date is On Yankee Station (), written with John B. Nichols. It is a critical appraisal of.
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About On the Yankee Station. Wiliam Boyd, winner of the Whitbread and Somerset Maugham Awards, introduces unlikely heroes desperate to redeem their unsatisfying lives.
From California poolsides to the battlegrounds of Vietnam, here is a world populated by weary souls who turn to fantasy as their sole escape from life’s inequities. Read "On Yankee Station The Naval Air War over Vietnam" by John B. Nichols available from Rakuten Kobo.
Combining vivid personal narrative with historical and operational analyses, this book takes a candid look at U.S. naval Brand: Naval Institute Press. On The Yankee Station by William Boyd is a series of short stories, the longest of which provides the title for the set. This particular story is a superb piece of short fiction, much more than a short story, confronting, in less than twenty-five pages, several big issues and, at the same time, drawing its characters in considerable, complex by: 2.
On the Yankee Station Stories (Book): Boyd, William: In his first collection of stories, William Boyd, winner of the Whitbread and Somerset Maugham Awards, introduces unlikely heroes desperate to redeem their unsatisfying California poolsides to the battlegrounds of Vietnam, here is a world populated by weary souls who turn to fantasy as their sole escape.
Their book offers a compelling view of what it was like to fly from Yankee Station between and and important lessons for future conflicts. At the same time, it adds important facts to the permanent war record. Following an analysis of the state of carrier aviation in and a definition of the rules of engagement, it describes the.
USS SHANGRI-LA Cruise Books: WestPac Cruise Book ; WestPac Cruise Book (Air Task Group Three Cruise Book) WestPac Cruise Book launched combat sorties from Yankee station. Her tours of duty on Yankee station were punctuated by frequent logistics trips to Subic Bay, by visits to Manila, R.P., and Hong Kong, B.C.C., in October.
''On the Yankee Station'' appeared in England inas did Mr. Boyd's first fine novel, ''A Good Man in Africa.'' The even more successful ''An Ice-Cream War'' came in So it is useful to discuss the stories in terms of the novels.
The story of the United States Navy's "Top Guns'" in combat during the Vietnam War, MiG Killers of Yankee Station recounts each and every air battle in which a Navy pilot from an aircraft carriers assigned to Yankee Station in South China Sea downed a MiG of the North Vietnamese air : O'connor, Michael.
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Barrett Tillman (born ) is an American author who specializes in naval and aviation topics in addition to fiction and technical writing.
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Editions for On the Yankee Station: Stories: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback pu. The book began as a series of notes and sketches written by the author during his combat cruise to Vietnam during It is the story of young men thrust into combat to fight what is perhaps America's least popular : CreateSpace Publishing.
On the Yankee Station is a short story collection by William first novel, A Good Man in Africa was published in ; this collection was published later that same year, and includes two stories featuring Morgan Leafy, the anti-hero of the novel.
The title comes from one of the stories which is set at Yankee Station an operations centre for the US Navy during the Vietnam : William Boyd.
The ship had only been at Yankee Station for several days in July when a Zuni rocket was accidently touched off on deck. The rocket set off a chain reaction of explosions and fire among pound bombs, fuel, and other inflammable materials. Their book offers a compelling view of what it was like to fly from Yankee Station between and and important lessons for future conflicts.
At the same time, it adds important facts to the permanent war : Naval Institute Press. ED BALL SATURDAY, AUGUST 4, (f) For purposes of establishing service connection for a disability or death resulting from exposure to a herbicide agent, including a presumption of service-connection under this section, a veteran who, during active military, naval, or air service, served in the Republic of Vietnam during the period.
In April, US leaders positioned aircraft carrier KITTY HAWK and her escorts at the entrance of the Gulf of Tonkin. This operating area, miles off the Indochinese coast at 16 degrees north latitude, degrees east longitude, soon became known as Yankee Station.
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Weapons included napalm for use against bunkers, cluster bomb units (CBU) for structures, pound bombs against training areas or troops in the open, and 1,pound bombs with daisy cutters for clearing helicopter landing zones.
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