Daniel Ford is a journalist, novelist, and historian based in New Hampshire. He is the author of 'Incident at Muc Wa', the Vietnam story that became the acclaimed Burt Lancaster film, 'Go Tell the Spartans'. More recently, he wrote the definitive history of the American Volunteer Group--the Flying Tigers of Burma and China.
A late-blooming graduate student at King's College London, Dan wrote his dissertation on the American military thinker John Boyd. He is now working on a book about Poland's agony in the Second World War. Visit www.danfordbooks.com for information about his publications.
A group of Internet aviation fans once debated the subject of the worst fighter of World War II. Their hands-down favorite: the Brewster Buffalo. Here aviation historian Daniel Ford teases out the secrets that was despised by Allied pilots but loved by the Finns in their war with the Soviet Union. About 7500 words; with photographs.