Wings of Fury
From Vietnam to the Gulf War the Astonishing True Stories of America's Elite
By (author) Robert K. Wilcox
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Wings of Fury by Robert K. Wilcox
Book DescriptionDrawing on the experiences of Vietnam combat pilots and the new generation they taught, Robert Wilcox traces the rise of today's fighter pilots and the transformation of aerial warfare. Wilcox takes us into previously classified territory with an unprecedented look at the first shoot-down of enemy planes by US fighters since Vietnam, and follows the pilots as they grow, learn, and finally test themselves in the Gulf War. The men are a rowdy, macho group - overachievers whose greatest challenge is keeping their planes in the air and their skills combat ready. From training in Nellis, Miramar, Oceana, and bases throughout the world, to combat from Vietnam to Desert Storm, WINGS OF FURY tells the exciting story of the warriors who defend the skies, and the dramatic evolution of air warfare in our time.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780671747947
(234mm x 155mm x 22mm)
Imprint: Pocket Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-May-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert K. Wilcox
Scream of Eagles, Paperback (September 2011)
The real Top Gun - the dramatic account of the US Navy's fighter pilots and how they took back the skies over Vietnam
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Author Biography - Robert K. Wilcox
Robert Wilcox is an award-winning author of five previous books, and a former journalist who served as an Air Force information officer in Vietnam.
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