Download and Read books online PDF, TXT, ePub, PDB, RTF, FB2 & Audio Books files for your device. So, you can read the books in any times.

[38.84 MiB] Topgun books by Dan Pedersen

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

"If you loved the movie, you will love the real story in the book." -- Fox & Friends
On the 50th anniversary of the creation of the "Topgun" Navy Fighter School, its founder shares the remarkable inside story of how he and eight other risk-takers revolutionized the art of aerial combat.
When American fighter jets were being downed at an unprecedented rate during the Vietnam War, the U.S. Navy turned to a young lieutenant commander, Dan Pedersen, to figure out a way to reverse their dark fortune. On a shoestring budget and with little support, Pedersen picked eight of the finest pilots to help train a new generation to bend jets like the F-4 Phantom to their will and learn how to dogfight all over again.

What resulted was nothing short of a revolution -- one that took young American pilots from the crucible of combat training in the California desert to the blistering skies of Vietnam, in the process raising America's Navy combat kill ratio from two enemy planes downed for every American plane lost to more than 22 to 1. Topgun emerged not only as an icon of America's military dominance immortalized by Hollywood but as a vital institution that would shape the nation's military strategy for generations to come.

Pedersen takes readers on a colorful and thrilling ride -- from Miramar to Area 51 to the decks of aircraft carriers in war and peace-through a historic moment in air warfare. He helped establish a legacy that was built by him and his "Original Eight" -- the best of the best -- and carried on for six decades by some of America's greatest leaders. Topgun is a heartfelt and personal testimony to patriotism, sacrifice, and American innovation and daring.
Topgun
Title:Topgun
Format Type:eBook PDF / e-Pub
Author:
Date release:
Size:38.84 MiB
Category:Military, Books, History, United States
Comments
  • La forêt, un milieu menacé
  • La haie dans le Bocage urbain
  • Methods in Stream Ecology (Enhanced Edition)
  • Texas Aquatic Science
  • Into the Illusive World
  • Summary and Analysis of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals 1
  • An Introduction to Primate Conservation
  • Long-Term Ecological Research
  • Residuo cero en casa
  • 亞曼的樸門講堂【增訂版】
  • Capitalismo infelice
  • The Coldest Tundra!  Arctic & Antarctica Animal Wildlife  Children's Polar Regions Books
  • Where the Wild Things Were
  • Statistics for Ecologists Using R and Excel
  • Sensory Ecology, Behaviour, and Evolution
  • Thoreau and the Language of Trees
  • Tropical Ecology
  • The man who planted trees
  • Climate Basics: Nothing to Fear
  • Coral Reefs: A Very Short Introduction
  • Permaculture Design
  • Landscape Ecology in Theory and Practice
  • Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life
  • High Frontiers