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U.S. Air Force pilots are becoming reluctant to fly into
North Vietnam from
Thailand because the North Vietnamese are shooting them down at an unacceptable rate from a base they cannot find. At the secret missile base, Colonel
Alexei Koniev, a Soviet Army leading experts in surface to air missile warfare is testing his theories. His napalm scarred counterpart, Colonel
Du Nguyen, is pressuring Koniev to shoot down more airplanes while the Russian wants to be more selective and preserve the element of surprise that has helped them shoot down almost sixty airplanes. Both know that it is only a matter of time before the Americans find and attack the hidden missile base, but how and when?
Josh Haman, a Naval Aviator and his friend
Marty Cabot, the leader of SEAL Team Sierra Six, suspect a leak in the Navy's secure communications system because it is the only explanation for the unexplained losses of Navy helicopters on deep penetration missions. No one believes them until Cabot captures maps with the locations of their insertion and extraction landing zones already plotted.
About the author, Marc LiebmanMarc Liebman is an experienced writer as well as a Naval Aviator combat veteran of
Vietnam and Desert Shield/Desert Storm. He retired as a Captain after twenty-four years in the Navy and in his career, he worked with the armed forces of
the Philippines and the U.K.
He has almost 6,000 hours of pilot-in-command/co-pilot flight time in a variety of tactical military, civilian fixed and rotary wing aircraft. Marc has been the CEO of an aerospace and defense manufacturer, an associate editor of a national magazine and a copywriter for an advertising agency. Currently, he is a senior executive with a business process management firm. Marc lives in
North Texas with his wife of 42+ years and dogs and has four grand-children.
Where you can get BIG MOTHER 40BIG MOTHER 40 is available from Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble or direct from Fireship Press in both hard and soft copies. To buy signed copies see instructions on the author's web site, marcliebman.com.