Brassey's Air Combat Reader is an anthology of some of the century's best writing from around the world on the topic of air combat, collected by noted aviation writers Walter J. Boyne and Philip Handleman.
Each of the twenty-eight excerpts is introduced and placed into historical and technical context by Boyne or Handleman, who explain for the layperson some of the more arcane aspects of military aviation.
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Walter J. Boyne is a former USAF pilot as well as a prolific, best-selling aviation author of both fiction and nonfiction. The former director of the National Air and Space Museum, he is a world-renown authority on aviation history. Philip Handleman is a pilot and owner of vintage aircraft, an Emmy-winning documentary filmmaker, an aviation photographer, and the author of numerous aviation books.Review:
"Anyone interested in the history of air warfare will treasure this wide-ranging anthology." -- U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, February 2000
"BRASSEY'S AIR COMBAT READER succeeds by any measure. . . . a superb guide to some of the best reading on the subject." -- Richmond Times-Dispatch, September 19, 1999
"Handleman. . . . teams up with Boyne. . . . to produce an anthology of combat air sagas that educate, fascinate and inspire." -- The Detroit News, May 19, 1999
"Two pilots. . . . have teamed up to create. . . . a thoughtful collection very much worth having on your library shelf." -- Aviation History, March 2001
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