EBOOK DOWNLOAD Spectre Gunner


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  • Spectre Gunner
  • David M. Burns
  • English
  • 09 January 2020
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Spectre Gunner review × 100 This is the true story of Master Sergeant David M Burns an aerial gunner assigned to the deadliest suadron in air force history Aboard the AC 130 Spectre gunship he flew a total of 287 combat missions over Laos South Vietnam and Cambodia in pursuit of the truck traffic coming down the Ho Chi Minh Trail His suadron destroyed than fifteen thousand trucks loaded with war munitions destined for South Vietnam and Cambodia Despite heavy and constan I found this first person account to be extremely descriptive and a joy to read As one of the combat photographers a title Mr Burns mentions in the book his account of flying that Big Black Bird with the nasty bite brought back many memories of those SPECTRE missions and life at Ubon What makes this book so special however is his memorable account of flying combat from the perspective of an enlisted crew member Mr Burns was a ualified gunner on the AC 130 has finally been written The author s description of the different stations that the enlisted members were responsible for and especially the important jobs of the scanners as well as the gunners is Spot on Without the eyes of those scanners many a SPECTRE bird would not have returned or at least not without substantial battle damage and casualties As for the gunners while they may not have fired the guns that was a job for the pilot they had to make sure all the guns were loaded any jams or other maintenance completed all this accomplished in a dark unpressurized very cold and noisy aircraft that is bouncing up and down jinxing and diving to avoid being hit by hundreds of AAA roundsHis further account of life on base sure brought a smile to me I vividly remember some similar antics at the enlisted and NCO clubs The only thing missing from Mr Burns account is the taste of khao phat washed down with an ice cold liter of SINGHA Beer WELL DONE Sergeant

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Spectre Gunner review × 100 T anti aircraft and missile fire the loss of six aircraft and the lives of fifty two men the crew never wavered in its dedication to the missionMaster Sergeant Burns has a distinguished military career that began in 1951 at the age of fifteen He served one tour of duty in Phan Rang South Vietnam in 1967 and four tours of duty in the 16th Special Operations Suadron in Southeast Asia as an aerial gunner lead gunner and instructor gunner He serv A good read and uick Even though the book gives insight to the life of a spectre pilot it just seems so superficial No depth just the things you think a gunnery officer on a plane does

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Spectre Gunner review × 100 Ed in both the United States Navy and Air Force earning three Distinguished Flying Crosses for heroism twenty seven Air Medals as well as a Bronze Star Purple Heart Presidential Unit Citation Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Vietnam Service Medal with nine battle stars and other decorations from the Korean War He was wounded twice and is credited with saving the lives of fourteen crewmembersThis is his sto Excellent book had a hard time putting it downThe book is a very easy read and the author gets right down to the nitty gritty details about war and the people that have to pay the price in fulfilling their duty to their comrades and the country Flying in a AC 130 Gunship destroying men and materialswhile the bad guys are shooting everything at youtrying to knock you out of the sky is not easy It should be read by everyone interested in airpower and the Vietnam War The author his brothers in arms and all their crews did a phenomenal job I am so proud of their achievements May you find peace


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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Spectre Gunner David M. Burns º 0 review Read & Download Ç PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook º David M. Burns I found this first person account to be extremely descriptive and a joy to read As one of the combat photographers a title Mr Burns mentions in the book his account of flying that Big Black Bird with the nasty bite brought back many memories; of those SPECTRE missions and life at Ubon What makes this book so special however is his m

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Spectre Gunner A good read and uick Even though the book gives insight to the life of a spectre pilot it just seems so superficial No depth just the things you think a gunnery officer on a plane does

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Spectre Gunner Read & Download Ç PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook º David M. Burns Read Spectre Gunner Excellent book had a hard time putting it downThe book is a very easy read and the author gets right down to the nitty gritty details about war

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD Spectre Gunner Read & Download Ç PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook º David M. Burns It was a very good book on the little known warriors who flew the gunships There valor and results eased the pressure on the American GIs who fought in Viet Nam

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    David M. Burns º 0 review Read & Download Ç PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook º David M. Burns Read Spectre Gunner Good personal accountI knew about the gunships and had read about the aircraft but this was a good personal account of the men who risked their lives to make them effective

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