British WW2 Aircraft

British WW2 Aircraft

The following article on British WW2 aircraft is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  British WW2 Aircraft: Avro Lancaster The Lancaster evolved from the Avro firm’s ill-fated...
Eric “Winkle” Brown: The RN’s Most-Decorated Pilot

Eric “Winkle” Brown: The RN’s Most-Decorated Pilot

The following article on the career of Eric “Winkle” Brown, a World War II naval pilot, is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’s book On Wave and Wing: The 100 Year Quest to Perfect the Aircraft Carrier. It is available to order now at Amazon and Barnes...
Operation Torch—A Torch to Vichy France

Operation Torch—A Torch to Vichy France

The following article on Operation Torch is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’s book On Wave and Wing: The 100 Year Quest to Perfect the Aircraft Carrier. It is available to order now at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Until late 1942 much of northwestern Africa...
The Berlin Airlift: A Historic Air Operation

The Berlin Airlift: A Historic Air Operation

The following article on the Berlin Airlift is an excerpt from Warren Kozak’s Curtis LeMay: Strategist and Tactician. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. In the immediate years after World War Two, when Germany was still little more...
Army Air Forces of the U.S. Military

Army Air Forces of the U.S. Military

The following article on U.S. army air forces is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  By the end of 1941 the army air forces had grown substantially but had a long way to go....
Army Airborne Units

Army Airborne Units

The following article on army airborne units is an excerpt from Barrett Tillman’ D-Day Encyclopedia. It is available for order now from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.  In the fifteenth century Leonardo Da Vinci envisioned airborne soldiers, and in the nineteenth...
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