Because of the wide range of applications possible for Boyd's theories, many can find something of interest in this book.
Sadly, Boyd's family life suffered and is one area of his remarkable story where you wish you could jump in save an otherwise great man from the domestic turmoil.
I can't recommend it highly enough, one of the best books I've read about one of the most interesting, influential people of the last 100 years.
I would recommend this book to anyone who wants to challenge themselves to better their organization. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Aaron Lenz
Outstanding book by Robert Coram and very easy to read. This country needs more people with the courage and iron-will as demonstrated by John Boyd. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Timothy M Schneider
Boyd: The Fighter Pilot Who Changed the Art of... was very formative.Published 8 days ago by George M. Feder
A tour de force. Sad and insightful to learn about the bureaucratic and selfish obstacles placed in the path of progress by those entrusted with a nation's safety. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Rekara Mills (Pty) Ltd F W Greeff
I haven't read any biography that has made a more lasting impression on me than this one. I'd never heard of Boyd before picking up this book, and found it fascinating and very... Read morePublished 13 days ago by McBain
A rough tough character, this genius, largely unknown today even by most members of the USAF, may have single-handedly played a huge part in America's winning the cold war. Read morePublished 15 days ago by MS Ikyn Isyn
Robert Coram wrote an excellent book, Boyd, that has enormous value for anyone interested in recent US military history.
John Boyd grew up in Erie, PA. Read more
A life story told so well it will keep you turning pages well into the night! The passing of a man I never knew that brought me to tears for the simple fact that he is no longer... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michael Barreto