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Black Aces High: The Story of a Modern Fighter Squadron at War
In 1999, when Serbia attacked the small country of Kosovo, the USS Roosevelt was steaming through the Mediterranean. In a matter of days, thirty pilots-veterans and rookies alike-were about to become the lethal tip of a fast, furious, high-tech knife. And the Black Aces Squadron VF-41-a team of mechanics, technicians, electronic warfare specialists-would plunge their weapo ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published March 13th 2004 by St. Martin's Paperbacks
(first published 2002)
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I really enjoyed this one. It was actually new to me to read about a modern carrier in a modern war. Everything else I've read goes from WWII to Vietnam. So this one was different, but still enjoyable. If you like stories about carrier aviation, modern war, or both, (which I do), then I'm assume you'll enjoy this one, too.
Robert K. Wilcox is a bestselling author, screenwriter, novelist and journalist. He specializes in mysteries and military history. He began his career as religion editor of the Miami News, winning the Supple Memorial Award as the best religion writer in the nation. He went on to write for the Miami Herald, New York Times and other major newspapers and magazines before becoming a television writer ...moreMore about Robert K. Wilcox...