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

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

Beyond the Wild Blue is a fascinating look at fifty turbulent years of Air Force history. From the prop-driven armada of World War II to the most advanced Stealth weaponry, from pioneers like General Henry "Hap" Arnold to glorious conquests in the Gulf War, Beyond the Wild Blue is a high-flying study of the triumphs (and failures) of leadership and technology

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312154745
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Publication date: 03/15/1997
Edition description: REV
Pages: 442
Product dimensions: 5.64(w) x 10.92(h) x 1.56(d)

About 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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