Living with danger. Plane crashes. Nazi U-boats. Plane and pilots down in a jungle without food or water, facing starvation. Shooting up aircrafts in formation while flying.
During a notable career the author, Col. Joseph Ambrose, received a number of awards including the Air Force Distinguished Flying Cross with silver and bronze oak leaf clusters and a decoration of the Southern Cross of Brazil, presented to him by President Zargas. He was professor of Air Science at the University of Maryland, professor of political science at Christopher Newport University and taught at the College of William and Mary. He resides with his wife Geraldine at West Point, VA.