Contributor biographical information for A hundred feet over hell : flying with the men of the 220th Recon Airplane Company over I Corps and the DMZ, Vietnam, 1968-1969 / Jim Hooper.


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Jim Hooper is a war correspondent and author. Wounded twice while covering Africa as a freelance journalist and photographer, he has reported on wars in Angola, Chad, Namibia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sudan, and Uganda. He is equally familiar with the Balkans, filing dispatches from Bosnia (where he was captured by Muslim fundamentalists and escaped execution only by extraordinary good luck), Croatia, and Montenegro. His most recent book was Bloodsong! Firsthand Accounts of a Modern Private Army in Action: Angola 1993-1995. The younger brother of a wounded veteran of the 220th RAC, he lives in London.

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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Reconnaissance operations, American.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American.
Air pilots, Military -- United States.