Jay A. Stout is a retired Marine Corps fighter pilot with more than 4,500 flight hours and 37 combat missions during Operation Desert Storm. He has appeared as an aviation and military expert on various TV and radio news programs, including Fox News and NPR. He is the author, among other books, of Hell's Angels: The True Story of the 303rd Bomb Group in World War II, and Fighter Group: The 352nd "Blue-Nosed Bastards" in World War II. He lives in San Diego, California.
Marvelously written. -- Walter J. Boyne, former director of the National Air & Space Museum