|Author||C. Douglas Sterner|
"United States Air Force Heroes is the most comprehensive compilation of Army Air Service, Army Air Corps, Army Air Forces and U.S. Air Force heroes ever published. It contains the citations for all Medals of Honor awarded to Army/Air Force Airmen, a complete listing of Army Air Forces recipients of the Distinguished Service Cross and citations for all members of the U.S. Air Force awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Navy Cross and Air Force Cross. It includes hundreds of citations for Distinguished Service Medals, and history of the Awards Systems. Appendixes include comprehensive listings of award recipients by home town, a Complete List of all USAAS/USAAF/USAF Air ACEs with their awards, a complete listing of USAF Prisoners of War. The Table of Generals and Leadership includes detailed tables identifying members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, all Air Force Chiefs and Vice Chiefs of Staff, as wells as Enlisted Leadership. It also includes a detailed and comprehensive table of more than 4,000 members of the USAAS/USAAF/USAF who achieved flag rank including a comprehensive listing of their awards of the Purple Heart and higher.