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Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1982. First Printing [Stated]. Leatherette. 175,  pages. Color endpapers. Maps. Illustrations (some with color). Bibliography. Index. Decorative front cover. This is one of The Epic of Flight series, edited by Jim Hicks. Clark G. Reynolds was the curator of the museum aircraft carrier U.S.S. Yorktown at Patriots Point, South Carolina and had taught at the U.S. Naval Academy. Dr. Clark Gilbert Reynolds, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (December 11, 1939 – December 10, 2005) was an historian of naval warfare, with an interest in the development of U.S. naval aviation. He made contributions to the fields of world history, strategic history, and the history of maritime civilizations. Reynolds went on the Duke University, where he earned his Ph.D. in 1964. Reynolds began his career at the U.S. Naval Academy in 1964–1968. He then went to the University of Maine. From 1976 to 1978, he was Professor at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point New York. For most of the decade between 1978 and 1988, he was an independent scholar, working as the curator and historian at the Patriot's Point Naval and Maritime Museum in Charleston, South Carolina. In 1988, he was appointed professor of history and served as chairman of the History Department. In 1999, he was appointed Distinguished Professor and served in that capacity until his retirement in 2002. E. T. Wooldridge, Jr, the Curator for Aeronautics at the National Air and Space Museum was a consultant on this volume. He was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and was a fighter pilot aboard several aircraft carriers, including the U.S.S. Independence and the U. S. S. Enterprise.