John F. Ross

John F. Ross
© Scott Warren

JOHN F. ROSS is the author of War on the Run: The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America's First Frontier. Winner of the Fort Ticonderoga Prize for Contributions to American History, he has served as the Executive Editor of American Heritage and on the Board of Editors at Smithsonian magazine.


John F. Ross

Official Sites

Sign Up for
Author Updates

Macmillan Newsletter


Sign up to receive information about new books, author events, and special offers.

Sign up now

Media

Watch

John F. Ross, author of Enduring Courage, on The Terrible Choice Faced by Early Pilots

Early in the twentieth century, two new American super figures—the racecar driver and the flying ace—would become the embodiment of American skilled manhood, and no individual did more to create and intensify these new roles than Eddie Rickenbacker. John F. Ross shares the terrible choice faced by early aviators from his new book, Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed, available in bookstores everywhere.

Share This

John F. Ross, author of Enduring Courage, on The Dawn of the Age of Speed

Early in the twentieth century, two new American super figures—the racecar driver and the flying ace—would become the embodiment of American skilled manhood, and no individual did more to create and intensify these new roles than Eddie Rickenbacker. Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed by John F. Ross, available in bookstores everywhere.

Share This

John F. Ross, author of Enduring Courage, on The Early Days of Automobile Racing

The cars of today are a far cry from what they were more than a century ago. John F. Ross shares a story of Eddie Rickenbacker's racing days and the early days of the automobile from his new book, Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed.

Share This

John F. Ross, author of Enduring Courage, on The Early Days of Aviation

What was it like to soar at 10,000 feet with an open cockpit while worrying about having to engage enemy planes? John F. Ross shares a story of what it was like for pilots during the early days of aviation from his new book, Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed.

Share This
Back

Author on the Web

 
© Scott Warren
John F. Ross

Official Sites

Back

books
by the author

Enduring Courage: Ace Pilot Eddie Rickenbacker and the Dawn of the Age of Speed

John F. Ross
St. Martin's Press

The sensational true story of Eddie Rickenbacker, America's greatest flying ace At the turn of the twentieth century two new technologies—the car and...


Available In:

Book Audio Book eBook
Back

Community

Commandposts.com

Latest Blog Posts

Friday, February 07, 2014 2:43:08 PM
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 10:00:56 AM
Monday, October 07, 2013 4:14:56 PM
 

Latest on Facebook

Latest on Twitter

Back