PRAISE FOR The Fighter Pilot’s Wife
Fighter Pilots, Wives and Civilians Are Saying...
"GILBERTA has written a strong portrayal of the sacrifices and support of the fighter pilot's wife. I'm glad that this story has been told."
"GILBERTA GUTH captures the extreme highs and lows of the world of the fighter pilot's wife, a unique perspective of aviation history."
"RIVETING! A dedicated and loving wife who stands—not behind, but beside her fighter pilot husband as they live through a life framed by aviation."
"A MILITARY WIFE imparts her passionate wartime memories of innocence and love. A heartening read!"
"THIS BEAUTIFUL, well-documented account should be required reading for every fighter pilot family."
"GILBERTA accurately captures the emotions of all fighter pilots’ wives. I strongly encourage any woman who may become a military wife to read this book."
"GIL GUTH eloquently describes the difficult lifestyle challenges facing fighter pilots’ wives. These women exert independence, decision, and self-sufficiency, all while living under a cloud of fear that their husbands might never return."
"WITH AN ENGROSSING richness of detail, Gilberta Guth provides a revealing look at the life of a military family."
"I ADVISE anyone contemplating a career in aviation to read this book."
"LIFE IS FULL OF SURPRISE and change, and Gilberta’s compelling book teaches us how to accept these challenging events."
"THIS IS THE STORY of young wives and husbands embarking on military careers, leading to travels and challenges they could never have imagined, and at the same time sharing, supporting, and being supported by close friends in the difficult times of war and separation. Guth tells it like it was and is today."
"THIS BOOK HITS HOME. As a wife of three military pilots (two deceased), I related to Gilberta’s engrossing story."
"GILBERTA GUTH uses her God-given talent to share forty-five years of memories as the wife of fighter pilot Joe Guth. Laugh and cry with Guth through the births of their children, the humor of moving a refrigerator into a French home, and the ever-present danger of piloting fighter planes."
"A TRUE LOVE STORY, filled with intensity and excitement. The amazing collection of letters between the author and her fighter pilot husband describe their emotions and adventures while fighting a war and raising a family. Exceptionally well-written."
"GILBERTA GUTH HAS PENNED a magnificent book of enormous power. The Fighter Pilot’s Wife should be required reading for all Americans, especially for those who seek an insider’s view of Air Force life."
"GIL’S MEMOIR captures the essence of life for all fighter pilots’ wives—the pride and delights and fears of being married to unusual men who went forth every day, steely-eyed and confident, to soar in a dangerous heaven while we and their children remained firmly grounded on earth and waited anxiously for their return."
"THE STORY of a remarkable husband and wife, deeply in love, sharing military life with all of the good and the bad: the upheavals of moving; the excitement of foreign lands; the military community of support and lifetime friends."
"WITH HER USUAL GRACE, Gil has reached into her heart to share her memories as wife of an Air Force fighter pilot. In close formation with Joe, she successfully overcame the many hurdles of an Air Force career."
"THE FIGHTER PILOT'S WIFE brought back so many memories of that special time in my life. The innocence, loyalty, fears, and sense of duty were all touched on with great honesty."
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