Vipers in the Storm: Diary of a Gulf War Fighter Pilot: Diary of a Gulf War Fighter Pilot

Paperback | May 15, 2002

byKeith Rosenkranz

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During Operation Desert Storm, Captain Keith Rosenkranz piloted his F-16 "Viper" in 30 combat missions. Here he recounts these experiences in searing, "you-are-there" detail, giving readers one of the most riveting depictions ever written of man and machine at war.

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During Operation Desert Storm, Captain Keith Rosenkranz piloted his F-16 "Viper" in 30 combat missions. Here he recounts these experiences in searing, "you-are-there" detail, giving readers one of the most riveting depictions ever written of man and machine at war.

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THE INSIDE STORY OF THE DESERT STORM AERIAL WARFARE, TOLD BY ONE OF ITS HEROESDuring Operation Desert Storm, the author piloted his F-16 in 30 combat missions, from the bombing of Iraq's nuclear research facility to attacks on the notorious "Highway of Death." In Vipers in the Storm, he recounts these experiences in searing "you-are-t...

Captain Keith Rosenkranz was a top-rated flight instructor and, subsequently, Top Gun in F-16 fighter training. He served in South Korea and then flew 30 combat missions--the bulk of them at night--during the Gulf War. Rosenkranz scored ten maverick missle kills on the infamous "Highway of Death." He was awarded four Air Medals and ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:325 pages, 9 × 6 × 1 inPublished:May 15, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071400400

ISBN - 13:9780071400404

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Vice President Richard Cheney

Green Flag

Oil and Water

Viper

The Storm Gathers

Waiting for Saddam

First Leg

Incredible Journey

In Country

Unexpected Transfer

Grounded

Black Widow

LANTIRNT

actics and Morale

T-Rack Steps In

Belonging

Thanksgiving Comes-and Goes

Crowded Skies

We Own the Night

A New Year

Fallen Warrior

The Inevitable

War Begins

Defining Moment

Mission From Hell

Mother of All Battles

Phase Two

The Mailman Delivers

Patriotism

Friendly Fire

Killer Scouts

Edge of the Envelope

Maverick

Proposal for Peace

Play Time"Altitude.Altitude"Highway of Death

Welcome Home

Afterthoughts

Acknowledgments

Glossary

Sources

Index