The Last Great Ace
Who Was McGuire?
Book Introduction
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About Author
Author's Note
Lindbergh Photo
Richard Bong Photo

Charles A. Martin, General Robert L. Scott, author of God Is My Co-Pilot, and Marilynn McGuire Beatty at the Enshrinement of Tommy McGuire into the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia 1997



   "Tommy McGuire was one of the men the Air Force can never forget...We will find it more difficult to carry on without him."

General George C. Kenny, Commander, USAF, Pacific Area


   "He was one of the ablest officers I have known and one of the finest pilots I have ever flown with.  I had hoped to see him again in the country and continue the friendship that began in that Hollandia Jungle"
Charles A. Lindbergh


   "Tommy McGuire was the consummate combat leader.  He was daring and yet careful of his men, he was proud --not boastful.  He was decisive, yet flexible.  He was caring, yet exacting, as a leader has to be.  This is leadership born of deeds, and uncommon valor."
Secretary of Defense Casper Weinberger, at McGuire AFB, NJ