The Huey in Vietnam: Bell's Uh-1 at War (Legends of Warfare: Aviation #45) (Hardcover)

The Huey in Vietnam: Bell's Uh-1 at War (Legends of Warfare: Aviation #45) By David Doyle Cover Image

The Huey in Vietnam: Bell's Uh-1 at War (Legends of Warfare: Aviation #45) (Hardcover)

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This is book number 45 in the Legends of Warfare: Aviation series.

Few implements of war are as representative of the US presence in Vietnam as the Bell Huey UH-1-series helicopters. Whether serving in the role of troop transport for airborne assault, supply transports, aerial gunships, or medical evacuation, the Huey was seemingly everywhere. The versatile aircraft, officially the "Iroquois," was affectionately known to all as the "Huey," a name derived from its early model designation of HU-1A. The Huey, later redesignated UH-1, was a mainstay during America's presence in Vietnam, and 11 Huey crewmen earned the Medal of Honor.
  • Carefully researched archival documents and
  • More than 170 color and black-and-white photographs

This comprehensive volume details the complete, colorful, and important history of this iconic helicopter and the men who flew it.

Product Details ISBN: 9780764362750
ISBN-10: 0764362755
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: January 11th, 2022
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Legends of Warfare: Aviation