Originally Posted by Roy Tucker
Chip, I liked "Flyboys" too. I read where some thought his whole history of the cultures of the two opposing countries that led to the racial attitudes was too stereotypical, but I think it was thought-provoking. Read Halberstam's book some years back and thought it was good. When was that originally published? It's been out a while I think.
Yeah, I thought it was going to be more about the guys on the island but I enjoyed the history lesson about Japan and the USAF.
TPTB was published in 1979. It's about the 3rd or 4th time I've read it.