US Military Helicopters

Michael Green

 
Date Published :
November 2017
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Series :
Images of War
Illustration :
250 color & black and white illustrations
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Binding. : Paperback
ISBN : 9781473894846
Pages : 224
Dimensions : 9.5 X 7.5 inches
Stock Status : In stock
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$24.95
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Overview
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The helicopter came on the scene too late to play other than a minor role in the Second World War but by the Korean conflict the Bell H-13 Sioux, OH-23 Raven and Sikorsky H-19 Chickasaw were in service.

It was in Vietnam that the US military helicopters really came into their own and the best known were the Bell UH-1 Iriquois (known as the Huey), the Boeing CH-47 Chinook and the massive CH-37 Mojave. The USAF combat search and rescue Jolly Green Giant was indispensable.

Attack helicopters have evolved from the early Huey Cobra or Snake and the Boeing AH-64 Apache came into service in the late 80s when the Sikorsky UH-60 series became the military general purpose chopper.

All these formidable aircraft and many more are covered in detail in this superbly illustrated and comprehensive book.

About The Author
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Michael Green is the author of numerous acclaimed books in the Images of War series. He lives in California.

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