Dick, Ron

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DICK, Ron. British, b. 1931. Genres: Military/Defense/Arms control. Career: Royal Air Force, career officer, 1950-88, retiring as air marshal; National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC, Smithsonian international fellow, 1988-91; Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL, visiting lecturer in the history of air power, 1991-94; writer and public speaker, 1994-. Military assignments included aerobatic pilot, pilot of historic aircraft, flying instructor, exchange flight commander, flight commander on a nuclear strike squadron, and Vulcan squadron commander in Cyprus; air attache at British embassy in Washington, DC, 1980-83; head of British Defence Staffs in the United States, 1984-88. Publications: Lancaster: RAF Heavy Bomber, 1996; Messerschmitt Bf109: Luftwaffe Fighter, 1997; Spitfire: RAF Fighter, 1997; American Eagles: A History of the United States Air Force, 1997; Reach and Power: The Heritage of the United States Air Force in Pictures and Artifacts, 1997. Contributor to books and magazines. Address: 3011 Jenny Lane, Woodbridge, VA 22192, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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