The Quest for Mach One: A First-Person Account of Breaking the Sound Barrier

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By Chuck Yeager (Author), Bob Cardenas (Author), Bob Hoover (Author), Jack Russell (Author), James Young (Author), Walter Boyne (Introduction), Jeffrey Ethell (Afterword), Dana Marcotte Kilanowski (Contributor), Mac McKendry (Contributor)

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On October 14, 1947, Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager burst through the sound barrier in his Bell X-1 rocket plane by flying faster than Mach 1.0. For the first time, here is the heroic story of the teamwork behind the explosive dawn of the jet age–told by the men who made it happen. 25 color & 100 b&w photos.

By Chuck Yeager (Author), Bob Cardenas (Author), Bob Hoover (Author), Jack Russell (Author), James Young (Author), Walter Boyne (Introduction), Jeffrey Ethell (Afterword), Dana Marcotte Kilanowski (Contributor), Mac McKendry (Contributor)