Books by Robert Gandt

ANGELS IN THE SKY by Robert Gandt
Released: Oct. 3, 2017

"An exciting military chronicle packed with well-documented, intimate portraits of a group of brave pilots."
Another look at the diverse collection of pilots who fought for Israeli independence, underscoring Nancy Spielberg's recent documentary, Above and Beyond, among other accounts. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 2, 2010

"A fine popular account of history's last great sea battle."
Military historian and novelist Gandt (Black Star Rising, 2007, etc.) chronicles the epic Battle of Okinawa. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 30, 2008

"A worthy tribute to the nation's sea power, as well as all who served aboard the Intrepid."
The official history of the aircraft carrier that distinguished itself in combat from World War II to Vietnam. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 1999

"May well appeal to aficionados of flying and those who enjoy adventure stories, but not necessarily the general-reader population."
A history of Unlimited AirRacing over 35 years at Reno, Nev., an annual high-risk competition among veteran top pilots of propeller-driven planes that are mostly hyped-up WWII surplus fighters innovatively improved to drive their original wartime speed to close to 500 miles per hour. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 1997

"A fascinating look into an arcane, risky, high-tech world inhabited by bright, brave youngsters. (8 pages b&w photos, not seen) (Author tour)"
Tales from the cockpits and ground-training classes of those learning to fly the navy's most advanced fleet fighter/bomber jet- -the FA-18 Hornet. Read full book review >
SKYGODS by Robert Gandt
Released: March 21, 1995

"With a full ration of fine yarns from the cockpit and flight line, a genial requiem for a once consequential heavyweight."
A veteran pilot's affectionate, anecdotal take on the slow death of Pan American World Airways, which, in the unsentimental language of the trade, went ``Tango Uniform'' (``tits up'') at the end of 1991. Read full book review >