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Author of "MISSION OF BERLIN."

Author (1955- ); Air Force veteran (1957-60); retired Foreign Service officer (1964-89).

Author of about 75 books on the Air Force and on military history and operations.

Author of the weekly "Back Talk" column in Air Force Times newspaper, the monthly "Washington Watch" column in Aerospace America magazine; the monthly "Front Line" column in Combat Aircraft magazine; the monthly "Washington News" column in Air International magazine; the "The Way It Was" photo feature in Warbirds magazine; the "History Mystery" feature in Air Power History magazine, and other stuff.

I live in Virginia with spouse and Labrador retriever, have grown sons, new iMac.


I'm an author. Those who've done a little writing or who want to start often ask for my insights. My responses often darken the mood when I dwell on the bleakness of publishing today, the decline of literacy in America, and the coming end-of-days for big box bookstores, newspapers, and magazines. Still, because I get asked a lot, I'd like to share a few basics.

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