HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

From a Dark Sky: The Story of U.S. Air Force…
Loading...

From a Dark Sky: The Story of U.S. Air Force Special Operations (edition 1997)

by Orr Kelly (Author)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
42None273,462 (3.5)1
Member:MilitaryAviationML
Title:From a Dark Sky: The Story of U.S. Air Force Special Operations
Authors:Orr Kelly (Author)
Info:Presidio Press (1997), 368 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:
Tags:military history, aviation history, USAF, Special operations

Work details

From a Dark Sky: The Story of U.S. Air Force Special Operations by Orr Kelly

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 1 mention

No reviews
no reviews | add a review
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (4)

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0891415203, Hardcover)

The most complete history to date of the amazing exploits of the Air Force special operations forces.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:08:10 -0400)

(see all 2 descriptions)

In From a Dark Sky: The Story of U.S. Air Force Special Operations military affairs specialist Orr Kelly tells for the first time the complete, uncensored history of Air Force special operations: a history that had been up to now shrouded in cover stories, secrecy, and deception. Whether they called themselves Air Commandos, Carpetbaggers, or Ravens, they were the ones called on to do the "impossible" jobs - that other Air Force units couldn't, or wouldn't, do. Whether.these missions involved flying behind enemy lines or introducing unique new weapons such as the fixed-wing AC-47 gunship or the Pave Low helicopter, the air commandos have been a vital part of America's modern war-waging capability. Kelly describes the action going back to the 1940s when the Army Air Force provided aerial aid to anti-Nazi partisans and successfully extracted scores of downed American pilots. Helicopter insertion of agents into enemy territory during the.Korean War, clandestine CIA missions in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War, infiltrating intelligence teams during Desert Storm, and current-day operations throughout the world are all included in this exciting and unique history.… (more)

(summary from another edition)

» see all 2 descriptions

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3.5)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5
3 1
3.5 2
4 1
4.5
5

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 125,521,763 books! | Top bar: Always visible