Prologue
“It’s 14 August, 1961, on the coast of North Africa….”

 

Training
“The days galloped by at Hondo as Class 59E moved through the primary curriculum….”

 

Aerobatics
“The word ‘aerobatics’ has, so far as I know, no trustworthy definition….”

 

Targets
“Nearly all of the missions I flew out of Tuy Hoa were against in-country targets, and here I assign to the word ‘target’ its most relaxed meaning….”

 

Woodstock
“Back home in New York state, Woodstock kicked off in August, a three-day, free festival of peace, love and rock ‘n’ roll….”

 

Losing
“Why were we losing? That was the easy one….”