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Dragon's Jaw: An Epic Story of Courage and Tenacity in Vietnam

Author: Stephen Coonts & Barrett Tillman.

Dragon's Jaw: An Epic Story of Courage and Tenacity in Vietnam

Author: Stephen Coonts & Barrett Tillman.

$28.00 $6.98
Item #: D32104
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Publication Date: 2019
Publisher: Da Capo
ISBN: 9780306903472
For seven long years, hundreds of U.S. airmen flew sortie after sortie against North Vietnam's formidable and strategically important Thanh Hoa ("Dragon's Jaw") bridge, dodging a heavy concentration of anti-aircraft fire and enemy MiG planes. Many American airmen were shot down here, and if captured, taken to the infamous "Hanoi Hilton" POW camp. But after e... More
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For seven long years, hundreds of U.S. airmen flew sortie after sortie against North Vietnam's formidable and strategically important Thanh Hoa ("Dragon's Jaw") bridge, dodging a heavy concentration of anti-aircraft fire and enemy MiG planes. Many American airmen were shot down here, and if captured, taken to the infamous "Hanoi Hilton" POW camp. But after each air attack, when the smoke cleared and the debris settled, the bridge stubbornly remained standing. For the North Vietnamese it became a symbol of their invincibility, and as this history details, for American planners and soldiers, it became an obsession.


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