Book List:9 titles
  • This book is intended to show how the best aspirations of modern men and women can, in today's society, be warped by the pressures of drugs and the free-wheeling ease with which the most moderrn weapons can be used. It illustrates the high level of i...


  • The jet age began in 1939 with the brief hop of a secret German airplane. Seventy years later, the entire world depends upon the jet engine in every sphere - political, military, economic, and social. In Hypersonic Thunder, Walter Boyne weaves an int...


  • From the first flight of the U-2 to the flashing speed of the famous SR-71 Blackbird, Supersonic Thunder is a portrait of the jet as it comes of age. Aviation genius is personified in famous engineers such as Kelly Johnson and Ben Rich and in test pi...


  • The story of the jet age of aviation revolves around remarkable geniuses--including Sir Frank Whittle, the British inventor of the jet engine; Hans von Ohain, a German jet engine designer who comes to work for the U.S.; famed aeronautical engineer Ke...


  • Walter J. Boyne, the world's foremost historian on aviation and the former director of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, presents this fascinating, historically accurate, fictional account of all the cutthroat personalities who strived to be the ...


  • EAGLES AT WAR by Walter J. Boyne - Eagles at War is a compelling fictional account of World War II in the air. Covering every theater of the war, it combines some of the most realistic combat action ever written with the dramatic story of the wars im...



  • In a United States between World Wars, two men--Frank Bandfield, an idealistic flying wizard, and Bruno Hafner, a ruthless German World War I ace--vie for love, prizes, jobs, and glory in the exciting and often dangerous field of aviation...