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  • Pucker Factor 10: Memoir of a U.S. Army Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam
  • James Joyce
  • 25 August 2017

10 thoughts on “Pucker Factor 10: Memoir of a U.S. Army Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam

  1. says:

    Excellent personal account of a helicopter pilot in Vietnam Writer has a knack for telling humorous stories effectively, as well as serious ones.


  2. says:

    This is a pretty decent book While Chickenhawk stands at the top of the heli memoir this one is solid.


  3. says:

    Great bookVery well written by someone who was actually there I know I was there for 14 months myself The Army considered gunships part of Artillery and slicks supplied us artillery guys with everything,so we came to know them and there callsigns very well


  4. says:

    As a Vietnam Infantry veteran, I have always held the chopper pilots in the highest regard for always being there when needed Without them, we would not have survived I had jumped from choppers into hot LZ s, finding the deepest depression or fattest tree for protection before returning fire pucker factor ten thousand These pilots were relentless and continued to ferry and land reinforcements with not much protection for themselves They flew their machines through steady streams of gunfire, and yet,they continued as if they were invincible Dust off s, ash and trash runs, troop deployments and evacuations and over head support were all part of their everyday job.Mr Joyce does a wonderful job with this well told story and offers the reader an in depth look at the everyday life of these flying warriors, which isn t, by the way, a nine to five job The book follows Mr Joyce from the first day he volunteers to fly...


  5. says:

    Excellent bookI could not put this book down I thoroughly enjoyed learning about the author s experiences as a pilot in Vietnam, and his respectable decision to stop flying following his service in the war This book contains one exceptionally remarkable section in which the author ties his experience to Einstein s Theory of Relativity and the facts about time which that theory offers Real life examples whi...


  6. says:

    Fantastic Flying right there with himcouldn t put it down One of the best Vietnam books I have readhonest, exciting and realistic.


  7. says:

    Truth accuracyThis story made emotions of the pilots palpable All aspects of Vietnam Nam were covered from humor to terror to bravery


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Pucker Factor 10: Memoir of a U.S. Army Helicopter Pilot in VietnamThe Author Was Drawn Into The Army Through ROTC, And Was Trained To Fly Helicopters In Combat Over Vietnam He Flew Both Huey Slicks And Huey Gunships The Former On Defense As He Flew Troops Into Battle, And The Latter On Offense As He Took The Battle To The Enemy Through This Book, The Author Relives His Experiences Flying And Fighting, With Special Attention Given To The Pilots Day To Day Lives Such As The Prankish Smoke Bombing Of Disneyland, The Nickname For A United States Army Sponsored Compound For Prostitution Some Of The Pilots Joyce Served With Survived The War And Went On To Have Careers With Commercial Airlines, And Many Were Killed.


About the Author: James Joyce

James Joyce, Irish novelist, noted for his experimental use of language in such works as Ulysses 1922 and Finnegans Wake 1939 Joyce s technical innovations in the art of the novel include an extensive use of interior monologue he used a complex network of symbolic parallels drawn from the mythology, history, and literature, and created a unique language of invented words, puns, and allusions