Keisel. Established in 1927, Wright Field in Dayton, Ohio, was the hub of U.S. aviation research during World War II. Nearly all of America's newest aircraft designs came through the legendary facility, which also examined the technology of captured enemy planes during the war. This lavishly illustrated guide — an exciting release from the heralded Images of Aviation series — explores the entire history of Wright Field including its impact on the local community, the inevitable and devastating crashes that occurred during testing, and its change to the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in 1948. 128 pages, 100+ photos, 6½"x 9¼", softcover.