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Old September 20, 2012, 03:44 PM   #74
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Yep...42 years ago in an L-19...after eight passes, I was winchester for 2.75" willie petes...that left the smoke grenades hanging from safety wire across the back of the seat...two add'l passes, marking with them and the ba$$$tard$ were getting entirely too close with their 'cone fire' tactics...fortunately the fight was pretty much in our favor by that time and I RTB'd with bingo plus 15 minutes FOB...Rod
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