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Glen Edwards: The Diary of a Bomber Pilot

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by Daniel Ford (Author), Glen Edwards (Author)

Paperback: 218 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: English

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by Daniel Ford (Author), Glen Edwards (Author)

Paperback: 218 pages
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Language: English

In 1941, Glen Edwards learned to fly in a fabric-covered biplane. Seven years later, he died in the crash of the Northrop YB-49 Flying Wing, the Air Force’s most advanced jet-propelled aircraft and forerunner of the B-2 Stealth bomber of today. As a combat pilot in North Africa and Italy during World War II, and as a test pilot during a period of astonishing innovation, Edwards was among the best of a new generation of military aviators. The isolated desert base at Muroc, California, where Edwards crashed would be named in his honor. All through his military career, Glen Edwards kept a daily record of what he did and what he thought.