The Aerospace Encyclopedia of Air Warfare, Vol. 2: 1945 to the Present


Aerospace Vol 2

The Aerospace Encyclopedia of Air Warfare Vol 2. Signed by Mike Novosel Michael J. Novosel, Sr. (September 3, 1922 – April 2, 2006) of Enterprise, Alabama served in the United States military in three wars: World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He flew the B-29 Superfortress bomber in World War II. In order to serve in the Vietnam War, he gave up the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserve to become a chief warrant officer in the Army. For his bravery in conducting a medical evacuation under fire in this conflict, he was awarded the United States' highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor.

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