Book Discussion on Such Men As These
David Sears, military historian and former U.S. Navy officer, profiles U.S. Navy combat pilots who flew during the Korean War. The… read more
David Sears, military historian and former U.S. Navy officer, profiles U.S. Navy combat pilots who flew during the Korean War. The author examines James Michener’s reportage of the aviators in 1951 that was used for his novel, The Bridges of Toko-Ri. Mr. Sears used Mr. Michener’s notes to find many of the aviators who gave their first-hand accounts of the conflict from the sky. David Sears discussed his book at the Pritzker Military Library in Chicago.
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