Combat Contrails

“Combat Contrails: Vietnam” by author William B. Scott

July 2•••Saturday 11:00 am ••• “Combat Contrails: Vietnam” by Author William B. Scott

The Pikes Peak Library District and the Manitou Springs Heritage Center and Museum welcome historian and author William B. Scott for a talk and presentation on his new book,  COMBAT CONTRAILS: VIETNAM. Mr. Scott’s presentation will cover 18 stories told by combatants who fought on the ground, in the air and over the water. From rescuing downed pilots as a determined enemy closed in, to dealing with a crazed water buffalo in the back of a lumbering C-123K transport, weathered warriors share their amazing, unforgettable Vietnam War experiences. COMBAT CONTRAILS: VIETNAM is the first book in a series of true stories ranging from the Cold War and reconnaissance to flight testing, combat in Iraq and Afghanistan, and special operations around the world. 

Visit our free museum. Manitou Springs Heritage Center and Museum 517 Manitou Avenue Manitou Springs, Colorado 80829. For more information, call 719-685-1454, email:, or visit Open Tuesday through Sunday Noon-4:00pm or by appointment.

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