Korean Combat: The Four Freedoms Betrayed, A Fighter Pilot'S Diary (Volume 1)

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Korean Combat: The Four Freedoms Betrayed, A Fighter Pilot'S Diary (Volume 1)

Korean Combat: The Four Freedoms Betrayed, A Fighter Pilot'S Diary (Volume 1)

A Fighter Pilot?s Diary The Four Freedoms Betrayed Instead of the promised peace and the Four Freedoms, the post WWII generation was sentenced to a lifetime of battles for freedom in foreign lands. Beginning in Korea then later in Vietnam, our adversary was our WWII ally, Soviet Russia. Some called this the ?Cold War.? These hot battles had a similar origin, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt?s embrace of Joe Stalin. Capt. Leue' tells of his journey from a naive teenager through the perils of naval flight training to combat veteran in Korea. He tells of the loss of countless shipmates along the way. He relates his frustrations over the firing of General MacArthur, fighting in battles that the country had determined we would not win, (however, you could die) and the realization that these wars were totally unnecessary. Why hadn?t we defeated the Communists with the Nazis in WWII instead of arming them?About the AuthorAbout the author Captain David Leue joined the Navy while a senior at Buffalo Technical High School. In his thirty-two year career he moved through the ranks from Apprentice Seaman to Captain. As a fighter/attack pilot he survived 329 combat missions flying from the decks of the aircraft carriers USS Boxer, USS Valley Forge, USS Philippine Sea, USS Coral Sea and USS Constellation, fighting for freedom in Korea and Vietnam. Significant commands were: Commander Carrier Air Wing Seven. Squadron Commander Attack Squadron One Fifty-Three. Captain of USS Canisteo AO-99, a 650 foot armed replenishment ship. Chief of Staff Carrier Group Three, and Chief of Staff, Light Attack Wing, Pacific at NAS Lemoore, California. His education includes the Armed Forces Staff College, Bachelor of Science in Physics, University of California at Berkeley and a Master?s of Science in Engineering/Industrial Technology, California State University, Fresno emphasizing solar energy. Following naval service, he established Leue Solar Inc., designing and installing many unique solar systems in the San Joaquin Valley. He then served as Professor of Engineering/Construction Management, California State University Fresno followed by twenty years as an Engineer with Pacific Gas & Electric working on energy efficiency projects in the food and agriculture industry.

Specification of Korean Combat: The Four Freedoms Betrayed, A Fighter Pilot'S Diary (Volume 1)

AuthorLeue, Capt David E.
PublisherCreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Year2012-12-07

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