Mail Call

Season 2 Episode 9

Anti-Tank Rocket; Bazooka; HQ Tour; Tactical Operations Center; Downed Pilots

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Aired Sunday 10:00 PM Mar 09, 2003 on The History Channel
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Anti-Tank Rocket; Bazooka; HQ Tour; Tactical Operations Center; Downed Pilots
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R. Lee Ermey heads to the range with the Marines to demonstrate the bazooka's replacement--an AT-4 shoulder-mounted anti-tank rocket--and finds out how the bazooka got its name. After a tongue-in-cheek tour of Mail Call Headquarters, we learn how commanders stay in touch with the battlefield at a Tactical Operations Center, a mobile command post for the computer age. We meet Air Force Pararescuemen, who rescue downed pilots behind enemy lines, and discover the origin of a 21-gun salute (#23)moreless

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