Never Lark Nor Eagle: A Fighter Pilot's Story, Volume 2
Never Lark nor Eagle: A Fighter Pilotīs Story, the novel by Ray Castagnaro, is accurate, entertaining Historical fiction about Yanks in the RAF during the Battle of Britain, and their eventual transition to the U.S. Army Air Forces. The story continues with dangerous test flying at Muroc Lake, California, then the exploits of the "Fourth but First" Fighter Group in Korea. The reader witnesses counterinsurgency in the jungles of the Philippines, espionage in 1950s Saigon, and hypersonic test flying at Edwards. It climaxes with the electrifying, but often overlooked air campaign over Vietnam. As told through the saga of one extraordinary American family, the story of the most exciting period in aviation history is told with historical accuracy, passion, and humor.
You will need to have both Volumes I & II to read the whole story.
Continuation of the fictional career of fighter pilot Carl "Bing" Morro and his family, from 1958 through 1978. Col Carl Morro, now a veteran of combat in WWII and Korea, as well as dangerous test pilot flying and espionage in Southeast Asia, returns to his roots to face an undeniable truth. The reader continues to witness the true, and often humorous stories behind today's aeronautical wonder weapons through the fictional eyes of a man who helped develop them and their tactics from the early supersonic era through the Vietnam conflict.
Triumph, tragedy, love, war, revenge, deliverance.
Đ 1980, 1990, 2002