Gary A. Best earned a PhD from the University of MInnesota and holds rank as Professor Emeritus at California State University, Los Angeles. He was a senior Fulbright Scholar in Taiwan, is the recipient of the Outstanding Professor award of his university and has been named a distinguished alumnus from two colleges. His first book outside of his professional contributions, Belle of the Brawl; Letters Home from a B-17 Bombardier, was a medalist of the Military Writers Society of America. His second non-fiction work has been published in the U.K., Silent Invaders; Combat Gliders of the Second World War. Tink's Tank is his first novel.
Tink's Tank chronicles the adventures of the crew members of a U.S. Eighth Air Force B-17 during WW II. The narrator tells his tale in response to a request from his granddaughter who is enrolled in a college course about the hist... Available Now!