Barrett Tillman

Barrett Tillman is a widely recognized authority on air warfare in World War II and the author of more than forty nonfiction and fiction books on military topics. He has received six awards for history and literature, including the Admiral Arthur Radford Award. He lives in Mesa, Arizona.

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Enterprise
Whirlwind

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. "Persistence counts."

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Honesty, intelligence, and coping ability.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Possibly Bob Lee Swagger because of the consistently original, intriguing scenarios he inspires.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Earning a living as a free-lance author for so much of my life. Others who've done it will tell you that it's extremely rare--and satisfying.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I do not look like Tom Selleck or sound like Sam Elliott.

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