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A backseat view from the Phantom : a memoir of a Marine radar intercept officer in Vietnam

Author: Fleet S Lentz, Jr.
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2020]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"As a 26-year old Marine radar intercept officer (RIO), Fleet Lentz flew 131 combat missions in the back seat of the supersonic F-4 B Phantom II during the wind-down of the Vietnam War. Overcoming military regulations, he and his fellow Marines at The Rose Garden (Royal Thai Air Base Nam Phong) kept sorely needed supplies moving in while moving combat troops out of Southeast Asia. His personal and accessible memoir  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Biographies
Personal narratives, American
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
JR, FLEET S. LENTZ.
BACKSEAT VIEW FROM THE PHANTOM.
[S.l.] : MCFARLAND, 2020
(OCoLC)1159856110
Named Person: Fleet S Lentz, Jr.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fleet S Lentz, Jr.
ISBN: 9781476682075 1476682070
OCLC Number: 1152053347
Description: x, 219 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Going Down --
The Base --
Rules of the Road --
Liberty --
Housekeeping --
Staying Human --
Task Force Delta? --
The Phantom, in Brief --
First Hop --
Bringing Back the Hose --
Silence from the Back Seat --
An Award-Winning Hop --
Watch Dog and Beer --
Night Tanking --
Flying in Laos --
The Cubi Special Missile Shoot --
The MiG Mystique --
The Bunker --
Frags --
One Wild Ride --
The Ten-Degree Run --
Angkor Wat/Ankle What --
Drop the Hook --
Upside Down and Embarrassed --
Gracie L. Zoobreath --
Me and Mr. Tones --
Clipper Wins --
Christmas --
The Chapel --
The Brig --
The Shadow Next Door --
Salts --
Squadron to Group --
Operation Sunset --
Takeaways.
Other Titles: Memoir of a Marine radar intercept officer in Vietnam
Responsibility: Fleet S. Lentz, Jr., Col USMC (Ret).

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As a 26-year old Marine radar intercept officer, Fleet Lentz flew 131 combat missions in the back seat of the supersonic F-4 B Phantom II during the wind-down of the Vietnam War. His personal and  Read more...

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A stellar description of how it was: the boredom, odors, fear, exhilaration, and camaraderie experienced by those of us who were there."-Colonel Joseph E Rice, Junior, United States Marine Corps, Read more...

 
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