Mail Call (2007): S08E08


Introduction

Mail Call was a television program that aired on the History Channel. It was hosted by R. Lee Ermey, a retired United States Marine Corps staff sergeant and honorary gunnery sergeant, answering viewers’ questions about military technology.

The show debuted on 04 August 2002 as part of the “Fighting Fridays” lineup. Most episodes were 30 minutes, but at some point episodes became 60 minutes.

Outline

Fort Knox, Kentucky.

visit the United States Armor Centre and check out our armoured arsenal. We go along on a Recon Officer training course with Special Ops Army scouts; and then, Gunny goes for a flight on an Apache Attack Helicopter. View a profile of George S. Patton, hear the story of George S. Patton’s ivory-handled revolver and see other historic relics from the Patton museum. Gunny gets to drive and fire the cannon of the only working vintage Vietnam-era M40 Ontos Tank shredder known as the Road Runner. A trip to the assembly plant to see the M1 Abrams tank built from the ground up.

Mail Call Series

You can find a full index and overview of Mail Call here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 30 March 2007.
  • Rating: TV-PG.
  • Running Time:
    • 30 or 60 minutes (per episode with adverts).
    • 25 or 45 minutes (per episode without adverts).
    • 98 episodes at 30/25 minutes.
    • 18 episodes at 60/45 minutes.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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