The Price of Exit

The Price of Exit

Tom Marshall / Aug 19, 2019

The Price of Exit The risk of a fatal catastrophe was constant The NVA was the enemy but the ultimate opponent was quite simply death For assault helicopter crews flying in and around the NVA infested DMZ the U S p

  • Title: The Price of Exit
  • Author: Tom Marshall
  • ISBN: 9780804117159
  • Page: 207
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • The risk of a fatal catastrophe was constant The NVA was the enemy, but the ultimate opponent was, quite simply, death For assault helicopter crews flying in and around the NVA infested DMZ, the U.S pullout from Vietnam in 1970 71 was a desperate time of selfless courage Now former army warrant officer Tom Marshall of the Phoenix, C Company, 158th Aviation Batta The risk of a fatal catastrophe was constant The NVA was the enemy, but the ultimate opponent was, quite simply, death For assault helicopter crews flying in and around the NVA infested DMZ, the U.S pullout from Vietnam in 1970 71 was a desperate time of selfless courage Now former army warrant officer Tom Marshall of the Phoenix, C Company, 158th Aviation Battalion, 101st Airborne, captures the deadly mountain terrain, the long hours flown under enormous stress, the grim determination of hardened pilots combat assaulting through walls of antiaircraft fire, the pickups amid exploding mortar shells and hails of AK fire, the nerve racking string extractions of SOG teams from North Vietnam And, through it all, the rising tension as helicopter pilots and crews are lost at an accelerating pace.It is no coincidence that the Phoenix was one of the most highly decorated assault helicopter units in I Corps For as the American departure accelerated and the enemy added new, powerful antiaircraft weapons, the helicopter pilots, crew chiefs, and gunners paid the heavy price of withdrawal in blood For than 30 Percent of Tom Marshall s 130 helicopter school classmates, the price of exit was their lives

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    1. written By Bernie Weisz Vietnam War Historian Contact: BernWei1@aol Title of Review: "Invaluable Insight Of The Last Few Years of American Involvement in Vietnam"This is truly one of the most insightful books I have ever read on the very end of the line for the U.S. in their "pull-out" in Vietnam, circa 1970-71. Tom Marshall, formerly of the Phoenix, C Company, 158th Aviation Battalion, 101st Airborne vividly describes how more than 30% of his 130 helicopter-school classmates, i.e. pilots, crew [...]


    2. This book had some interesting anecdotes but overall I did not enjoy it. To be honest, I was very disappointed in the writing as well as in the editing- that is, if there was any. The book was very poorly written and the author often repeated himself ad nauseam. He also complained an awful lot for a man that volunteered to be a helicopter pilot. In fact, he admitted that his attitude as well as his disdain for Huey flying basically caused him to be somewhat ostracized by other pilots in his unit [...]




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