This is quite an interesting book - it taught me some things I didn't know about the F-4. However, the author does not explain many of the acronyms or much of the terminology. It may be obvious to him, for example, that 'GIB' stands for 'Guy In Back' but I doubt many of his readers would understand quite so quickly.
The colour plates were great graphically but the captions which went with them at the back of the book (or should that just be 'BotB'?) were a little dry and soulless.
Good but not great, and certainly not a 'stand alone book' (i.e. something you can just buy and read without too much in-depth knowledge of the subject).
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Again another outstanding piece of work for the military historian or Phantom fantic alike, a very informative insight into the aircraft, the weapons, the lives, the problems, the tactics and twists and turns (if you'll excuse the pun) of this era of the Vietnam war and the role of this aircraft in it.