Bruce Gamble is an award-winning author and historian who served as a Naval Flight Officer during the closing years of the Cold War. Medically retired in 1989, he began working for the Naval Aviation Museum Foundation. After several years as the staff historian, Gamble made the leap to freelance writing and published his first book, The Black Sheep, in 1998. One of the most respected authors on the war in the Pacific, Gamble does a substantial amount of public speaking and is the featured historian in documentaries produced by History Channel, Fox News, PBS, and the Pritzker Military Library. He lives near Madison, Georgia.