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Book details
  • Genre:HISTORY
  • SubGenre:Military / Strategy
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Flying Through American History
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:294
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781098314606

Flying Through American History

by James Casey

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Overview
'Flying Through American History' is a series of essays each of which centers on major military events in American History. From a concise account of the Civil War and Custer's last stand at the Little Big Horn, to perhaps the most thorough account of the Battle of Midway ever presented. As the story approaches the present it becomes a personal account of enlisting in the US Air Force and eventually becoming a fighter pilot.
Description
'Flying Through American History' is a series of essays each of which centers on major military events in American History. From a concise account of the Civil War and Custer's last stand at the Little Big Horn, to perhaps the most thorough account of the Battle of Midway ever presented. As the story approaches the present it becomes a personal account of enlisting in the US Air Force and eventually becoming a fighter pilot. In an experimental style, James Casey presents us with a series of essays on major military events followed by his personal accounts as a new pilot in the Air Force. Casey uses this unique lens to view American history.
About the author
Pilot and amateur historian, James Casey is from Anaheim Ca. He enlisted in the US Air Force in 1972, was awarded a scholarship, and commissioned in 1978. He flew numerous aircraft including the F-15C and thirty-two years with a major commercial airline as a Captain on the Boeing 777. James Retired in 2018 to San Clemente, Ca and now writes fiction and non-fiction.
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