By William R. Craft Jr.

squaddies of the Skies opens on August 2, 1990 the day that Iraq invaded Kuwait and follows Matt Brown, an air strength pilot within the famed “Rocketeers” of the 336th Fighter Squadron. the tale follows Matt and his fellow squaddies for 10 years in the course of the Gulf battle, heart japanese conflict and Libyan battle. The ebook remains real to heritage till 1992 while Yassir Arafat is assassinated via militant extremists referred to as the Jihad. They use his assassination as a unifying element to impress an insurgency into Bosnia/Herzegovina and later grab keep watch over of Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and Syria and invade Israel beginning the center jap battle, the extremists now going through the identify ‘The Brotherhood of Islam’, salary a ruthless battle. the center jap conflict forces President Clinton who has turn into a sufferer of situation to withdraw from the 1996 election; moralist invoice Bennett will get elected President by way of the smallest margin in heritage. The battle ends while allied forces defeat The Brotherhood of Islam with a sequence of nuclear assaults on Tehran, Damascus and an assault at the dam in Baghdad that floods the town. foreign pressure shifts to Korea the place the 336th squadron assaults Pyongyang following a Korean missile try out over Japan. the unconventional concludes on the finish of the Libyan warfare that's all started whilst a terrorist assault moves U.S. shipment ships within the Gulf of Sidra and the U.S. responds by means of bombing a chemical guns plant in Southern Libya. during this assault, the novel’s protagonist is shot down and held prisoner for 2 weeks. 4 years of brutal warfare stick with that internally reason strife within the usa. the feminine protagonist, Susan Moore, is Matt's fiancée, a peace activist and adviser of Senator Steven Crooker, the chief of the anti-war stream within the usa. the radical ends because the 336th squadron leaves Libya for domestic following the trap of Muamar Qadaffi. the unconventional addresses such issues as provider, accountability, the emotional expenditures of warfare and the position of the U.S. on this planet community.

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