June 16, 1943

Jan, 12 , 24

South Pacific Air War is an analytical history of the air combat in the New Guinea and Solomon Islands campaigns during the Second World War. Author Richrd Dunn compares both...

A “Diplomatic” Mission

Jan, 10 , 24

"Paris had fallen to the Nazis not much more than a week before. F/Lt. Julius Cohen was in a mixed mood; somber befitting the times, but elated to be back...

Thunderbolts on VE-day

Sep, 06 , 23

“When interviewed many years later, those involved didn’t remember much about that time except for one incident. They all remembered that incident vividly and very consistently. The story was inevitably...

The Caravelle Samba

Aug, 21 , 23

The Sud Aviation Caravelle was a French jet airliner produced from the 1950s through the 1970s. A recently published book authored by Wolfgang Borgmann provides a complete history of the...

Sheahan’s Last Stand

Jul, 17 , 23

Dreamland by Peter W. Merlin is the most detailed, authoritative history of the US military test facility known as “Area 51.” Area 51 is located near Groom Lake, a remote...

Third Pilot

Jul, 03 , 23

Flying Fortress Gunner chronicles Bob Harper's experience as a ball turret gunner in the 8th Air Force, primarily through his letters and extensive interviews with author Bill Cullen. Along with...

War Coffee

Jul, 03 , 23

“We fired up our little auxiliary power unit to pick up the electrical load and brought the throttles down to idle, because the Blackhawk has transmission-driven alternators that trip off-line...

The Dream of the Atlantic

May, 18 , 23

101 Hours in a Zeppelin is a story about the development of long-distance airship travel in the early twentieth century. The narrative is primarily focused on a record-breaking flight that...

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