Wings of Valor: Real-Life Aviation Adventures in War and Peace

  • by Allan T. Duffin
  • Narrated by Jack Clancy
  • 2 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From combat to commercial flight, Wings of Valor contains 17 rollercoaster rides through air and space. Strap in and fly along with courageous men and women in today's combat aircraft. You'll experience amazing tales of dangerous airfield maneuvers, remotely piloted aircraft and drones, bringing a dead aircraft back to life, and communicating from air to ground in enemy territory.
Travel into the past with gripping accounts of combat missions in World War II and Korea, a firsthand account of the Bay of Pigs invasion, and the terrors of enemy ordnance falling on American soil. Learn about heroic pilots who become astronauts, and how the wounded recover from the horrors of war. Also included are vignettes about airplanes that have been converted into restaurants, restoring classic aircraft, and things you didn't know about airport security procedures.

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Customer Reviews

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Great Variety!

I really enjoyed Wings of Valor. Each story had a unique setting and twist. Taken together they paint a picture of the brave and innovative men and women involved in aviation. Jack's read brought it all to life and kept me in the moment.
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- Alan Sahatjian

Excellent listening for aviation buffs!

If you could sum up Wings of Valor: Real-Life Aviation Adventures in War and Peace in three words, what would they be?

Interesting, adventurous, & educational


What other book might you compare Wings of Valor: Real-Life Aviation Adventures in War and Peace to and why?

I would compare Wings of Valor to many different great aviation books I've read over the years. Some of the stories about unique bomb types were very intriguing.


What does Jack Clancy bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

Clancy is passionate about the material and has good skills building the characters. He makes more a great listen!


Any additional comments?

I highly recommend this book!

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- Kevin

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-19-2016
  • Publisher: Duffin Creative