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Phantom over Vietnam

fighter pilot, USMC

by John Trotti

  • 303 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Presidio Press in Novato, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Trotti, John, 1936-,
    • United States. Marine Corps -- Officers -- Biography.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • Phantom II (Jet fighter plane),
    • Fighter pilots -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Trotti.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS558.8 .T76 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 250 p. :
      Number of Pages250
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3180363M
      ISBN 100891411887
      LC Control Number83022985


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