About the Author
James Bradley is the author of Flags of Our Fathersand the son of one of the men who raised the American flag on Iwo Jima. He lives in Rye, NY.
Ron Powers, a Pulitzer Prize-winning and Emmy Award-winning writer and critic, has studied and written about Mark Twain for many years. He is the author of ten books, including "Dangerous Water: A Biography of the Boy Who Became Mark Twain, " and the coauthor of two, including the #1 "New York Times" bestseller "Flags of Our Fathers." He lives in Middlebury, Vermont.
Lieutenant Shane Osborn was born in South Dakota in 1974 and was raised in Nebraska, where he attended the University of Nebraska on a Naval ROTC scholarship. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for heroism and extraordinary achievement in flight. He lives in Anacortes, Washington.
Malcolm McConnell has written extensively on military aviation,"
"Michael French is the author of several books for young adults.