On Wings of Eagles Author:Ken Follett In this extraordinary work of nonfiction, Ken Follett re-creates an adventure that equals the suspense of his famous novels - a daring, real-life mission carried out by authentic American heroes. — On Wings of Eagles is the story of a Green Beret colonel, a decorated soldier of WWII and Vietnam, who came out of retirement to lead a secret raid ag... more »ainst staggeringly perilous odds. . .a grouop of computer executives who were hastily shaped into a crack commando team. . .a Texas industrialist who would not abandon two men when all hope seemed lost.« less
I grew up during this era, but had no inclination of what was occuring around me at the time. Decided to read this book and did it open my eyes! i enjoyed reading the historical descriptions as well as what power government entities can have over situations and people.