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Phantom over Vietnam

John Trotti

Phantom over Vietnam

fighter pilot, USMC.

by John Trotti

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Published by Airlife in Shrewsbury .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, [U.S.A.] : Presidio Press, 1984.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21583843M
ISBN 100906393515

The Phantom Blooper: A Novel of Vietnam is a novel written by Gustav Hasford and the sequel to The Short-Timers (). It continues to follow James T. "Joker" Davis through his Vietnam odyssey. The book was supposed to be the second of a "Vietnam Trilogy", Author: Gustav Hasford. Phantom Over Vietnam by Trotti, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Get this from a library! Phantom over Vietnam: fighter pilot, USMC. [John Trotti] -- An ex-Marine Corps pilot describes his experiences while flying over missions during two tours of duty in Vietnam. Pardo's Push was an aviation maneuver carried out by then-Captain (Lt Col USAF Ret) John R. "Bob" Pardo, USAF in order to move his wingman's badly damaged F-4 Phantom II to friendly air space during the Vietnam War.. History. Captain Bob Pardo (with Weapon System Officer 1st Lt Steve Wayne) and wingman Captain Earl Aman (with Weapon System Officer 1st Lt Robert Houghton) were assigned to .

  A U.S. Air Force McDonnell Douglas EF-4C Phantom II aircraft (s/n ) of the 67th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 18th Tactical Fighter Wing over North Vietnam in . The air strike that March day in was on the ferociously well-defended Thai Nguyen steel mill, north of Hanoi, North Vietnam. One of the attacking U.S. Air Force McDonnell F-4C Phantoms was hit twice by anti-aircraft fire, and gas was streaming from the fuselage.


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Phantom Over Vietnam: Fighter Pilot, USMC Paperback – June 1, by John Trotti (Author)/5(17). There have been many books by fighter pilots, and many by fighter pilots who flew in Vietnam, but probably the best of all of them is John Trotti's Phantom Over Vietnam.

The book is pretty tightly focused, so we don't find out much of Trotti's backstory or indeed any of his personal life, but we do find out exactly what it was like to be a Marine flying an F-4B in combat in two tours in Vietnam, with a /5.

This fiasco was a program Richard Nixon called "Vietnamization." Certainly, this is a remarkable story of the final years of the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a seasoned fighter pilot. Despite the advanced avionics Trotti examines in "Phantom Over Vietnam," this is a very worthwhile memoir!/5(32).

Here you have a book about a pilot in Vietnam, and rather then get into the many missions flown, he simply states he flew many missions before heading back to the states, and instead fills the pages with everything but the missions. Instead of “Phantom over Vietnam”, it should has been titled “Hanging out in Vietnam”/5(23).

The Phantom Vietnam War: An F-4 Pilot's Combat over Laos (North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series Book 12)/5(23). This fiasco was a program Richard Nixon called "Vietnamization." Certainly, this is a remarkable story of the final years of the Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a seasoned fighter pilot.

Despite the advanced avionics Trotti examines in "Phantom Over Vietnam," this is a very worthwhile memoir!/5(33). A nonfiction account of one pilot's experiences over Phantom over Vietnam book. It is one of the most unusual books you'll ever read.

It is not weighty, it is not ponderous, it is not political, it is not introspective or soul-searching the way most other Vietnam literature is/5. Phantom Over Vietnam by John Trotti; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Air War In Vietnam fighter Pilot, American Aerial operations, American Personal narratives, Biography, Fighter pilots, Officers, Phantom II (Jet fighter plane), United States, United States.

The book “is a classic tale, life-affirming and updated for the modern age,” Terrance Maitland wrote in the New York Times Book Review.

THE KILLING ZONE: MY LIFE IN THE VIETNAM WAR. by Frederick Downs Jr., Downs, who served as an Army lieutenant in Vietnam, wrote three memoirs. The Killing Zone, his first, is one of the best of the. When Thunder Rolled: An F Pilot over North Vietnam. “YOU CAN ALMOST SMELL THE JET FUEL AND GUNPOWDER.

You attack the world’s fiercest defenses at knots and share the ultimate thrill of hurling yourself against almost impossible odds–and winning/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

John Trotti is the author of Phantom Over Vietnam ( avg rating, 50 ratings, 2 reviews, published ), Phantom over Vietnam ( avg rating, 57 rat 4/5. The Phantom Vietnam War: An F-4 Pilot’s Combat over Laos By David R.

“Buff” Honodel A “small-town boy from the farm country of southern Pennsylvania,” David R. Honodel’s describes service during the Vietnam War as “an amazingly lonely experience.”.

Buy Phantom Over Vietnam: Fighter Pilot, Usmc Reprint by Trotti, John (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13). This book covers the authors two tours of vietnam flying f-4s.

The story is told on two levels, one being the personal development and maturing of a young fighter pilot world view regarding his feelings about what and why we were " there " in the first place and the second is a veritable flight manual of the f-4 phantom.5/5(5).

On 27 Juneflying as a USAF F-4 Phantom WSO and dropping chaff, my plane was shot down by a surface-to-air missile (SAM) over Hanoi, North Vietnam. I was immediately captured and imprisoned in the infamous “Hanoi Hilton,” spending my first month of captivity in solitary confinement in a section of the prison known as “Heartbreak.

Air University Press -- The Phantom Vietnam War: An F-4 Pilot’s Combat over Laos by David R. “Buff” Honodel, USAF, Retired. University of North Texas Press,Lt Col David “Buff” Honodel does more than just tell the war as it happened in The Phantom Vietnam War; he also adds a personal and engaging perspective with multiple unique points of his experiences fighting in Laos.

Trotti served two tours in Vietnam flying Phantom fighters although he spent his trips using bombs and rockets on bridges, gun emplacements, SAM sites and enemy troops and never shot an enemy plane down. Much of the book is about the technology that made up the Phantom and what it was like to fly it/5(1).

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