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John R Bruning

Renee Bruning

John R. Bruning is the author or collaborating writer of a number of nonfiction books, including the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller, "Outlaw Platoon," written with Sean Parnell, "Shadow of the Sword," with Jeremiah Workman, "How to Break a Terrorist," with Matthew Alexander, "House to House," with David Bellavia, "The Devil's Sandbox" and "Ghost: Confessions of a Counterterrorism Agent" with Fred Burton. His most recent book is "Race of Aces."

Bruning is well-traveled as an embedded combat correspondent. For his reporting in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense presented him with a prestigious 2010 Thomas Jefferson Award. For his work with the Oregon National Guard, he was inducted into the 162nd Infantry Regiment in September 2011 as an honorary member. John lives in Independence, Ore., and has two children.

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Race of Aces: WWII's Elite Airmen and the Epic Battle to Become the Masters of the Sky
History / Biography
January 2020
ISBN 9780316508629
320 pages
$30.00, INSTOCK
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The astonishing untold story of the WWII airmen who risked it all in the deadly race to become the greatest American fighter pilot. More/less

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