Browsing: Aviation

This account chronicles the pivotal role Pan American Airways played during World War II, from transporting world leaders to delivering uranium for nuclear weapons. “Briskly written and ever-amazing” (internationally bestselling author Gregory Crouch).

A New York Times bestseller with more than 700 five-star Goodreads ratings: This riveting history examines the June 1944 attack by the US on the Mariana Islands — a moment that changed modern war. “An impressively lucid account… Admirable, fascinating” (The Wall Street Journal).

A Pulitzer Prize finalist: In the wake of Pearl Harbor, daredevil pilot Jimmy Doolittle led 16 US Army bombers to Japan in a pivotal, retaliatory mission. “One of the most incredible accounts of American military valor I’ve ever read” (New York Times bestselling author Pat Conroy).

“Reminds me of Stephen Ambrose at his best” (Douglas Brinkley). A riveting account of a ragtag group of American and British pilots who saved starving West Berliners from a Soviet blockade. “An exciting, inspiring, and wonderfully written book” (Walter Isaacson).