That was the pilots' creed. They flew low and slow, at treetop
level, at night, in monsoons, and in point-blank range of enemy
guns and missiles. They accepted missions no one else wanted, and
they were the heroes other pilots prayed for when shot down.
Flying the World War II–vintage Douglas A-1 Skyraider, a
single-engine, propeller-driven relic in a war of "fast movers"
-- that is, jets -- those intrepid Air Force pilots flew one of... more...