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Silent Echoes: Story of a Man Torn Between Duty and Conscience Gene Baldwin

Silent Echoes: Story of a Man Torn Between Duty and Conscience

Gene Baldwin

Published November 26th 2008
ISBN : 9780738847504
Hardcover
300 pages
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This is the story of a young Air Force pilot faced with an immediate deployment to Vietnam, leaving behind a troubled marriage. Confronted with a machiavellian Commanding Officer, the situation provides the young Flight Commander the determination toMoreThis is the story of a young Air Force pilot faced with an immediate deployment to Vietnam, leaving behind a troubled marriage. Confronted with a machiavellian Commanding Officer, the situation provides the young Flight Commander the determination to outwit military politics and ineffective leadership. Silent Echoes puts the reader in the cockpit, deep in the jungles of Vietnam, and allows a birds-eye view into the psyche of the aircrews who fly the missions. Not only does this tale delve into a mans inner personal struggles to reconcile duty with integrity and conscience, the interwoven threads of struggling love propel the reader towards its dramatic ending.Author Biography: A Montevallo, Alabama native, Gene Baldwin graduated from Mississippi State University, received an MBA from the University of Alabama, and completed further graduate studies at the University of Georgia. As an Air Force fighter pilot, he flew combat missions during the Korean War. He flew air assault missions in Vietnam while assigned to the 315th Air Commando Group. Now retired, he lives in Athens, Georgia with his wife Martha.