Skunk Works: a Personal Memoir of My Years at Lockheed

Skunk Works: a Personal Memoir of My Years at Lockheed

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By (author) Ben R. Rich

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  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Format: Paperback | 400 pages
  • Dimensions: 137mm x 208mm x 30mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 29 February 1996
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0316743003
  • ISBN 13: 9780316743006
  • Sales rank: 33,596

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Skunk Works is the true story, told for the first time, of America's most secret and successful aerospace operation. As recounted by Ben Rich, the operation's brilliant boss for nearly two decades, the story of Lockheed's legendary Skunk Works is a high-stakes drama of cold war confrontations and Gulf War air combat, of extraordinary feats of engineering and human achievement against fantastic odds.

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Ben Rich headed the Skunk Works from 1975 until he retired in 1991. He died in 1995. Leo Janus is the author of Yeager, the acclaimed bestselling autobiography of test pilot Chuck Yeager.

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Skunk Works is the true story, told for the first time, of America's most secret and successful aerospace operation. As recounted by Ben Rich, the operation's brilliant boss for nearly two decades, the story of Lockheed's legendary Skunk Works is a high-stakes drama of cold war confrontations and Gulf War air combat, of extraordinary feats of engineering and human achievement against fantastic odds.