General Dan Cherry | My Enemy My Friend | The Book My Enemy My Friend

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MY ENEMY MY FRIEND

My Enemy, My Friend is a memoir by General Dan Cherry "...The four F-4 Phantoms of Basco Flight, each with three external fuel tanks and less than a full load of missiles, roared off Udorn’s Runway 12, with Fred Olmsted and Stu Maas leading and Jeff Feinstein and me flying number 3. We jettisoned our empty centerline tanks and accelerated across the border into North Vietnam, heading straight for Hanoi. Enemy surface-to-air radars were on us immediately but we ignored the warnings: Our mission was to kill MiGs...

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GENERAL DAN CHERRY

General Dan Cherry is the author of My Enemy, My Friend, a story of reconciliation from the Vietnam War. This inspiring book chronicles an intense 1972 dogfight between Dan’s F-4 Phantom and a North Vietnamese MiG-21 and his subsequent meeting and friendship with the MiG pilot, Nguyen Hong My. Dan developed his leadership and administrative skills during his career as a fighter pilot in the United States Air Force...

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