Colin D. Heaton served in both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Marines. He was a guest historian on the History Channel program Dogfights: 'Secret Weapons,' and has authored several books of military history. He has taught history and military history at American Military University.
Few perspectives epitomize the sheer drama and sacrifice of combat more perfectly than those of the fighter pilots of World War II. As romanticized as any soldier in history, the World War II fighter pilot was viewed as larger than life: a dashing soul wa...[SEE MORE]