Sailer flew UH-1D Iroquois and OH-58A Kiowa helicopters with the 20th Engineer Brigade in Vietnam in 1970 and 1971. The author was born and raised in Minnesota. He and his wife, Lois, have lived on a tree farm in rural Wadena County, Minnesota, since 1984.


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I Had a Comrade and The Oranges are Sweet

Paul Sailer has been interested in World War II aviation history for many years. He received his B.S. degree in Social Studies (emphasis in American History) from Moorhead State College, Moorhead, Minnesota, in 1969, and a pilot’s rating from the U.S. Army’s Advanced Flight School at Fort Rucker, Alabama, in 1970.

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by Paul M. Sailer