Tempered Steel: The Three Wars of Triple Air Force Cross Winner Jim Kasler

Tempered Steel: The Three Wars of Triple Air Force Cross Winner Jim Kasler

by Charles L. Byler, Perry D. Luckett

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781574888348
Publisher: Potomac Books
Publication date: 03/31/2005
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 1,277,195
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Perry D. Luckett, Ph.D. is a retired Air Force officer and professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He is the author or editor of many articles and fourteen other books, including Charles A. Lindbergh: A Bio-Bibliography. He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Charles L. Byler is the author of After Nam: A Police Story. He lives in Boyertown, Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Acknowledgmentsix
Preludexiii
1The Child Is Father of the Man1
2Two Loves: Martha and Aviation17
3Korean War Ace27
4Testing, Training, and Danger39
5From Canada to Cuba55
6Cold War Duty in Europe71
7New War, New Rules85
8Shoot-Down and Capture103
9Tempering in Hanoi's Fiery Furnace123
10The Light of Freedom173
11Home193
12Businessman and Citizen219
Afterword235
Appendix APersonal Reflections237
Appendix BMilitary Decorations257
Selected Bibliography259
Index263
About the Authors271

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