Book Review: Daughters of the Night Sky by Aimie K. Runyan
4 Stars , Fiction , Latest Posts / January 4, 2018

About: Daughters of the Night Sky by Aimie K. Runyan is a novel about the Russian women pilots of World War II known by their victims as the “Night Witches”.  Ms. Runyan likes to write about history’s unsung heroes, or at least unsung in the US. 301 pages Publisher: Lake Union Publishing (January 1, 2018) Language: English ISBN-10: 1503946770 My rating for Daughters of the Night Sky– 4 Buy Daughters of the Night Sky  from Amazon.com* More Books by Aimie K. Runyan Thoughts: I have heard of the Night Witches before, but I read a lot of history books and novels centered around World War II. When I saw Daughters of the Night Sky by Aimie K. Runyan on Amazon’s Prime Reading, I downloaded it almost immediately. First I like to mention that the actual history in the book is a bit sketchy, but the author owns up to that, saying she wrote a novel not a history book. While I do like my historical fiction somewhat accurate (after all, some literary license does have to be taken many times), I appreciated the acknowledgment very much. The novel is about strong women holding their own in a men’s world during a complex time of turmoil. Katya,…

Thoughts on: Mission to Mach 2 by Earl Haney and Lee Courtnage

About: Mission to Mach 2: A Fighter Pilot’s Memoir of Supersonic Flight by Earl Haney and Lee Courtnage is Mr. Haney’s memoir about his military career. The memoir mostly focus on Haney’s fascinating Air-Force career. 228 pages Publisher: Mcfarland ISBN: 0786463163 My rating for Mission to Mach 2 – 4 Buy & Save on Mission to Mach 2 through the ManOfLa­Book affil­i­ate account on: Ama­zon | Kin­dle| Book Depos­i­tory US | Book Depos­i­tory UK Thoughts: Mission to Mach 2: A Fighter Pilot’s Memoir of Supersonic Flight by Earl Haney and Lee Courtnage is an exciting book, very readable and engaging. Earl Haney, known in the Air Force as Mr. Earl, flew supersonic jets during the Cold War, Vietnam and afterwards. Mr. Earl was a pilot in an amazing time, even though let’s be honest, is there really not an amazing time to be a fighter pilot? The age of supersonic jet planes was matured during Mr. Earl’s service and he got to fly many of the new airplanes putting himself in mortal danger and his courage and stamina stretched to their limits. Mr. Earl also tells about his time in the world famous “Thunderbirds” where he flew the F-100 plane, as well as exciting stories from his combat days, test…

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