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So Far From Home: Royal Air Force and Free French Air Force Flight Training at Maxwell and Gunter Fields during World War II 1st Edition

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The training of Allied cadets from Britain and France during World War II remains one of the signature achievements of Maxwell Air Force Base. In So Far From Home, Robert Kane provides an excellent account of this remarkable story. ― Alabama Review

In its study of British and French experiences in the Maxwell Air Force Base area, So Far from Home sheds some important light on the topic of foreign pilot training in World War II. ― Air and Space Power Journal

So Far From Home is a treasure trove of technical and statistical information on flight training programs run during WWII. Strongly recommended. ― American Aviation Historical Society Flightline

About the Author

Dr. Robert B. Kane holds bachelor's, master’s, and doctorate degrees in European history. He spent 27 years in the Air Force between 1976 and 2003, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. An Air Force historian since July 2005, he presently serves as the Chief Historian, Air University, Maxwell AFB, AL. He has also served as adjunct faculty for various colleges and universities and presently teaches part-time for Troy University, AL, and the American Military University, WVA. He has received numerous Air Force awards and recognition as an Outstanding Young American (1985) and in Who’s Who in America. He has published Disobedience and Conspiracy in the German Army, 1918-45, book reviews, and short articles for various encyclopedias. Dr. Kane presently resides in Montgomery, AL, and is married to the former Anita Louise van Deursen and has two children.

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  • Paperback : 152 pages
  • Item Weight : 7.5 ounces
  • ISBN-10 : 1603063692
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1603063692
  • Dimensions : 6 x 0.33 x 9 inches
  • Publisher : NewSouth Books; 1st edition (September 1, 2016)
  • Language: : English
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