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Beyond the Wild Blue: A History of the U.S. Air Force, 1947-1997
     

Beyond the Wild Blue: A History of the U.S. Air Force, 1947-1997

by Walter J. Boyne
 

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From the most important leaders and the most courageous victories to the earliest machines of flight and the most advanced Stealth technology, this book presents a fascinating look at 50 turbulent years of Air Force history.

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From the most important leaders and the most courageous victories to the earliest machines of flight and the most advanced Stealth technology, this book presents a fascinating look at 50 turbulent years of Air Force history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312187057
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Series:
Thomas Dunne Book Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
746,775
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author


Walter J. Boyne is the former director of the National Air & Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Boyne's books have made both the fiction and the nonfiction bestseller lists of The New York Times. His novels Roaring Thunder and Supersonic Thunder cover the first forty-four years of jet aviation. His critically acclaimed nonfiction book, Dawn Over Kitty Hawk, recounts the story of the Wright Brothers. A retired Air Force Colonel, Boyne was enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame class of 2007.

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