Air Combat: A History of Fighter Pilots

Air Combat: A History of Fighter Pilots

by Robert F. Dorr

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Air Combat: A History of Fighter Pilots by Robert F. Dorr

In Air Combat, veteran and military author Robert F. Dorr has collected dozens of interviews from combat veterans who have experienced what it’s like to face the enemy in the skies above, from the first days of World War II to the current war on terror. 
 
Each story tells a first-hand account of what it’s like to be in the thick of the fight, describes the history, strengths, and weaknesses of each man’s plane in detail, and offers readers a rare glimpse into the minds and hearts of those who dare to fight in the air.

From the savage dogfights of World War II to the high-tech missile duels of today, those who wage war in the skies—and the machines they fly—are a breed apart. Pushing themselves to the cutting edge of speed and skill, their battleground is among the clouds—where every fight you survive is a victory.
 
These are their stories—in their own words.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101206164
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/06/2007
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 453,714
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Robert F. Dorr, a veteran, retired American diplomat, and author, has written more than 60 books on air operations. He lives with his family and Labrador retriever.

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