Gunship Commander Author:William Crowford Joe Brown Colonel, U.S. Army Aviation Corps. He's an indian, a boxer, a WestPointer and a loner. He is tough, impetuous, brutally honest, sometimes violent and frankly engaging. He's often reminiscent of Patton. — Joe is called back for his 5th tour of duty in Vietnam. He doesn't want to go. But the 504th Division needs a Commander, and badly. ... more » It is a helicopter gunship group-suffering from problems of morale, discipline, race, drugs and especially leadership.
Joe has to fight those officers who liked it better the way it was, the Pentagon, politicians, newsmen, protesters and the enemy. He is Fragged, doped, duped and wounded. He survives. But it is always a battle. And it is not easy to identify the enemy.« less