Christna Olds is the daughter of Robin Olds. She holds a B.A. from Vassar College in English and creative writing and compiled her father's writings to help complete this book with Ed Rasimus, a retired USAF fighter pilot who has written two books on the Vietnam air war, When Thunder Rolled and Palace Cobra.
A gripping narrative...Compelling reading, likely to become a classic. Booklist Robin Olds is probably the greatest aerial warrior America ever produced. His autobiography tells it like it was...and provides written proof why the people who served with him made him a legend. This book will be an instant classic. Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author of The Assassin One man's account of war and, in its way, a tribute to a vanished breed of men. The Wall Street Journal Excellent...at times, his poetic descriptions reveal a humanity rarely exhibited in public by this swashbuckling, handlebar-mustachioed giant of air power. Aviation Weekly "