The Gunships






October 10, 2011

Contact:Bill Petrie
CMSgt, USAF, Ret.

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Your stories are welcome whether humorous or harrowing. Also, If you read a story and can add prertinent information or make any corrections, please let us know. Send stories and information by Email to: Bill Petrie, at or email me to get my mailing address.

Read About:

Side Firing Weapons Systems: A new application of an old concept
by Lieutenant Colonel Ross E. Hamlin. Published in Air University Review, January-February 1970

The Last Flight of Shadow 78
by Bob Bokern, Maj. USAF, Ret.

The Bailout of 839
by Lt. Colonel Roy A. (Tony) Simon

The Double Bingo
by Lee Kyser, SMSgt, USAF, Ret

The Story of 883
Airman Magazine, 1970

The Shootdown of Stinger 41: A survivor's story
by Craig Corbett, CMSgt, USAF, Ret.

Tank Busters
by Bill Petrie, CMSgt, USAF, Ret

and Dr. Larry Fletcher

A History of the Shadow
by Bill Hamilton, Maj., USAF, Ret.

Stinger Gunship Nets 40 Trucks
Gunfighter Village Newspaper, Danang, Vietnam

Shadow (We Own the Night)
by Henry (Hank) D.K. Alau

Works in progress!

• Shadow of Death,
• Laos Strike Nets Stingers 10,
• Gunships Turn Trail Into Junkyard,
• 14th SOW Gets Top Unit Award,
• NCO Cools It Over the Ho Trail,
• Loatian letter to Stingers,
• Saving Specialist Fuji,
and more

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