Douglas Waller

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Douglas Waller is a former correspondent for Newsweek and Time. He has authored five previous books on the military or foreign policy, including the bestsellers, The Commandos and Big Red, and the critically acclaimed biography of General Billy Mitchell, A Question of Loyalty. He lives in Annandale, Virginia.

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Air Warriors
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My Life in 8 Words

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Get the most out of life. It's shorter than you think.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. I don't know if I identify with him, but I think Franklin Roosevelt was our greatest modern leader.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. I love tuning into the "Oldies" station on my radio but I'm hopeless remembering the titles to songs.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I'm pretty happy just being me.

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Demagogues and stupid politicians.

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