The Millionaire's Unit
Marc Wortman talked about his book The Millionaire’s Unit: The Aristocratic Flyboys who Fought the Great War and Invented American Airpower, published by PublicAffairs. In his book Mr. Wortman chronicles the history of the Yale Flying Club. The author describes the club members as privileged, patriotic youths who became trained military pilots and served in both the navy and the air service during World War I. Many of the members of the Yale Flying Club went on to serve in leadership during World War II. He responded to questions from members of the audience. close
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