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From the Publisher”Sherwood provides a definitve account of Air Force pilots, their training, operations and battles, in the Korean War.”
"Sherwood paints a vivid and realistic portrait of the culture of Korean War pilots, examining the motivations, their methods, and the effect that being a fighter pilot had on their personal lives."
"An extraordinary synthesis of social and military history which throws new light on the story of the air combat in Korea.”
-Ronald H. Spector,author of After Tet: The Bloodiest Year in Vietnam
"Sherwood thoroughly documents the superb performance of air force fighter pilots during the Korean War. They met the best pilots China and the Soviet Union had to offer—and won. In doing so, the author has competently mined the extensive documentary resources of the Air Force History and Museums Program and made constructive use of memoirs and interviews."
-Journal of American History