The FAC or Forward Air Controller had a unique role in interdicting supplies coming from the Hanoi-Haiphong area thru Laos into South Vietnam. In 1969/70, young USAF Capt. Ron Carr flew the OV-10 as a FAC on more than 200 combat missions. Learn first hand what it was like to do this; why the North Vietnamese chose to route the supplies thru Laos and why the operation was so secret.
Scholarly Commons Citation
The FAC, the Trail and the Secret War.
Nick Manderfield (Eds.)
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