Phantom reflections: the education of an American fighter pilot in Vietnam

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Praeger Security International,
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2007.
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English
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The author flew the F-4 Phantom II fighter plane on numerous missions during the Vietnam War and he here retrospectively narrates the "most significant events" he experienced during the war (almost all combat missions), the stereotypical jet pilots bravado perhaps tempered a bit by time. Occasional thoughts about the wider context of the war intrude from time to time and he differs from many of his military colleagues in now believing that the US failed to recognize the limits of its power in Vietnam and that the war could not have been won even if the military had been able to fight the war with no limitations. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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title_display Phantom reflections the education of an American fighter pilot in Vietnam
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