War in the Air: True Accounts of the 20th Century's Most Dramatic Air Battles--By the Men Who Fought Them

Stephen Coonts, Author Pocket Books $24 (352p) ISBN 978-0-671-88190-0
Armchair aerial warriors will want to cinch up their seatbelts for Stephen Coonts's War in the Air: True-Life Accounts of the 20th Century's Most Dramatic Air Battles--by the Men Who Fought Them. The bestselling novelist (Flight of the Intruder) presents excerpts from 25 classic accounts of combat in the skies (from Frank Elkins's The Heart of a Man, from Ted W. Lawson's Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, etc.), as well as one original piece, his own essay on the Vietnam exploits of ""the last American ace,"" Air Force Captain Steve Richie.
Reviewed on: 12/02/1996
Release date: 12/01/1996
Genre: Nonfiction
Paperback - 578 pages - 978-0-7862-0974-3
Mass Market Paperbound - 416 pages - 978-0-7434-6452-9
Hardcover - 578 pages - 978-0-7862-0973-6
Paperback - 352 pages - 978-0-671-88191-7
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