Flight of the Intruder - Chapters 15 and 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 15 and 16 Summary

In Chapter 15, Jake goes to the ship's library and gets a map and a book on North Vietnam. Back in his room, he realizes neither of these items is new or detailed enough to be useful in planning a raid. Nor does he know if Cole would agree to such an expedition. Because of a temporary pilot shortage, Jake and Cole are assigned to fly a night mission in an A-6B, which carries four missiles. Jake is not B-qualified, but Cole has experience. Jake is not B-qualified, but Cole has experience. They fly to North Vietnam, targeting suspected truck parks on Hanoi's outskirts. Cole warns Jake not to look outside when he fires the missiles, or he will lose his night vision. The enemy releases four SAMs and Jake releases chaff to confuse the SAMs' radar. He fires two missiles...

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