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Walter J. Boyne

Walter J. Boyne
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WALTER J. BOYNE is the former director of the National Air & Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institution. Boyne's books have made both the fiction and the nonfiction bestseller lists of The New York Times. His novels Roaring Thunder and Supersonic Thunder cover the first forty-four years of jet aviation. His critically acclaimed nonfiction book, Dawn Over Kitty Hawk, recounts the story of the Wright Brothers. A retired Air Force Colonel, Boyne was enshrined in the National Aviation Hall of Fame class of 2007.

Hypersonic Thunder

Novels of the Jet Age

Walter J. Boyne
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

New York Times bestselling author and the former director of the Smithsonian Institution's National Air & Space Museum Walter J. Boyne brings readers the final book in a trilogy highlighting the history of the aircraft industry

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Beyond the Wild Blue

Walter J. Boyne
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books

The second edition of Beyond the Wild Blue, an update of the popular history originally released in 1997, is a fascinating look at sixty turbulent years of Air Force history. From the prop-driven...

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Roaring Thunder

Novels of the Jet Age

Walter J. Boyne
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

The story of the jet age of aviation revolves around remarkable geniuses--including Sir Frank Whittle, the British inventor of the jet engine; Hans von Ohain, a German jet engine designer who comes...

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Supersonic Thunder

Novels of the Jet Age

Walter J. Boyne
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

From the first flight of the U-2 to the flashing speed of the famous SR-71 Blackbird, Supersonic Thunder is a portrait of the jet as it comes of age. Aviation genius is personified in famous...

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Today's Best Military Writing

Today's Best Military Writing

Tor/Forge
Forge Books

From various wars spanning two centuries to examinations of how our country's modern armed forces are coping with new threats that are more dangerous than anything they've faced before, these articles...

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Operation Iraqi Freedom

Walter J. Boyne
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

No war has ever had the intensive media coverage of the 2003 war in Iraq, and none has ever had such monumental second-guessing. Months before the war began, domestic and international pundits painted...

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The Yom Kippur War

Walter J. Boyne
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

It's usually called the Yom Kippur War. Or sometimes the October War. The players that surround it are familiar: Sadat and Mubarak, Meir and Sharon, Nixon and Kissinger, Brezhnev and Dobyrnin. It...

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Dawn Over Kitty Hawk

Walter J. Boyne
Tor/Forge
Forge Books

The names Wilbur and Orville Wright stand out in history as the inventors of the airplane, but lost in history are those who in the closing years of the nineteenth century and the first years of...

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The Two O'Clock War

Walter J. Boyne; Foreword by Fred Smith, CEO of FedEx
St. Martin's Press
Thomas Dunne Books

It's usually called the Yom Kippur War. Or sometimes the October War. The players that surround it are familiar: Sadat and Mubarak, Meir and Sharon, Nixon and Kissinger, Brezhnev and Dobyrnin. It...

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Beyond the Wild Blue

Walter J. Boyne
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

From the most important leaders and the most courageous victories to the earliest machines of flight and the most advanced Stealth technology, this book presents a fascinating look at 50 turbulent...

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