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Praise for Fighter Pilot:
“A gripping narrative...Compelling reading, likely to become a classic.” —Booklist
“Robin Olds is probably the greatest aerial warrior America ever produced. His autobiography tells it like it was...and provides written proof why the people who served with him made him a legend. This book will be an instant classic.” —Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author of The Assassin
“One man’s account of war and, in its way, a tribute to a vanished breed of men.” —The Wall Street Journal
“Excellent...at times, his poetic descriptions reveal a humanity rarely exhibited in public by this swashbuckling, handlebar-mustachioed giant of air power.” —Aviation Weekly
I liked the book because I love military history, but much like real life, for every minute of action there is a day of dealing with beaurocracy, staff issues and politics. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Redcardbob
Thanks to Christina Olds for collecting Robin's writing and putting out the book.Published 9 days ago by bob
I sat next to him once at the SMU / Air Force game 35 years ago. He was a friend of my father. The book lives up to his legend.Published 12 days ago by Amazon Customer
I've read this book several times now.
Robin Olds "lived" several lives over.
Great amount of "lessons learned" in reading this book apply, not only to... Read more
As a pilot I think there is no man in aviation for which I have more respect than Robin Olds. The man is more than a legend. I found this a very nice read. Read morePublished 20 days ago by WW2 reader