Behind My Wings: Untold Stories of Vietnam Vets (Autographed)
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On the approach to Saigon, seeing the rice paddies and the jungle below, my detached feelings about the war began to emerge. As the soldiers deplaned, the lump in my throat began to swell, and I fled into the cockpit. Alone and out of sight, leaning on the closed door with my hands covering my face, I burst into tears. I told myself, never let them see me cry and I never did. Stuffing tears through emotional encounters were unending, and this was only the beginning …
This book is a tribute to those who served so well. You are not forgotten! Read and remember, the stories of heroes of Vietnam.
About the Author:
BJ Elliott Prior is a retired flight attendant with 40 years of service with Continental Airlines. BJ flew Military Airlift Command (MAC) Operations, transporting soldiers during the Vietnam War. Fighting through struggles in her growing up years, she finds the faith to carry her forward. Moved with compassion, she shares her life and the stories of "men of valor" from the Vietnam War. BJ prays the pages of this book will bring healing and understanding to generations now and then. She and her husband are actively involved with their church. They reside in Dallas/Fort Worth and are blessed with family and friends. Linda Lou Coombs Wiese co-authored this book with BJ.