Apache

Apache

Inside the Cockpit of the World's Most Deadly Fighting Machine

eBook - 2010
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Apache is the incredible true story of Ed Macy, a decorated Apache helicopter pilot, that takes you inside the cockpit of the world's most dangerous war machine. A firsthand account of the exhilaration and ferocity of war, Apache chronicles a rescue mission involving a stranded soldier in Afghanistan in 2007.Ed Macy had always dreamed of a career in the army, so when the British Army Air Corps launched its attack helicopter program, Ed bent every rule in the book to make sure he was the first to sign up to fly the Apache the deadliest, most technically advanced helicopter in the world and the toughest to fly. In 2007, Ed's Apache squadron was dispatched to Afghanistan's notorious Helmand Province with the mission to fight alongside and protect the men on the ground by any means necessary. When a marine goes missing in action, Ed and his team know they are the Army's only hope of bringing him back alive. Apache is Macy's story an adrenalin-fueled account of one of the most daring actions of modern wartime, and a tale of courage, danger, and comradeship you won't be able to put down.
Publisher: [United States] : Grove/Atlantic, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2010.
ISBN: 9780802199966
0802199968
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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SEBoiko
Feb 15, 2014

We'd kill any amount of Taliban, but never at the risk of even one innocent life.

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when the mosquitoes come, stay underground,

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U.S. pilots called flying an Apache 'Riding the Dragon'.

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Feb 15, 2014

We're paratroopers -- we're supposed to be surrounded.

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