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 is the co-writer of "The New York Times" bestseller "Flags of Our Father" and the author of eight books, including "Dangerous Water", a biography of young Samuel Clemens. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, 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.