Aviation history

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  • The lost Squadron / Het verdwenen squadron

    David Hayes
    1994
    English, Dutch
    X X X X X
    244 pg.
    0747518262

    I was tipped to read this this book and I got no regrets! This book by David Hayes from 1994 is an easily readable and fascinating story, combined with many beautiful color and black / white photographs. It tells the story of a search for eight missing WW2-aircraft in Greenland. The story begins on July […]

  • Baling Out

    Robert Jackson
    Pen & Sword Books Ltd
    2006
    English
    X X X X X X
    192 pg.
    978 1 84415 347 3

    It’s as if the devil is playing with it, but even now when I ‘just’ pulled ‘an-nice-looking-book’ off the bookshelf somewhere, it again appears to be …..is another great book. Maybe you think I am having shares of this publisher, but that’s not the fact I can assure you! This book is about the development […]

  • Spitfire-manual 1940

    Dilip Sarkar
    Amberley Publishing
    2010
    English
    X X X X X
    288 pg.
    978-1-84868-436-2

    What is the most famous aircraft in aviation history? Many people will say ‘the Spitfire’. And who would not want to fly himself in a Spitfire?!… start for this moment with this Spitfire manual from Dilip Sarkar! Dilip Sarkar has been a Spitfire fanatic for many years and the energy which thus arose is converted […]

  • The battle of Britain / De slag om Engeland

    Edward Bishop
    Just Publishers
    2008
    English, Dutch
    X X X X X
    192 pg.
    978 90 77895 70 2

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.

  • The Sky My Kingdom - Memoirs of the Famous German World War II Test Pilot

    Hanna Reitsch
    Casemate Books
    2011
    English
    X X X X X X
    272 pg.
    978-1-932033-97-7

    It was the memorable book ‘They went into the air as angels with homesickness – nostalgia.’ From Jan Jacobs Mulder in which I read for the first time about Hanna Reitsch (see my previous book discussions). Next in another book and thus I had to know more about this woman. Who was Hanna? Hanna was […]

  • Inside the sky: A Mediation on Flight / Tussen de wolken

    William Langewiesche
    2003
    Dutch, English
    X X X X X
    215 pg.
    0679429832

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.

  • Onze vliegers in mei 1940

    Hans Vos
    Dutch
    X X X X X

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.

  • Agent Orange 4: De oorlogsjaren van Prins Bernhard II

    Erik Varekamp, Mick Peet
    Praag
    2010
    Dutch
    X X X X X
    79 pg.

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.

  • Cockpits en piloten

    Frans van Humbeek, Paul van Caesbroeck
    Dutch
    X X X X X

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.

  • Flyers are liars / Vliegers zijn liegers

    Jan Breman
    Reed Business
    2008
    English, Dutch
    X X X X X
    117 pg.
    10 9068825240

    From the warplanes of the Somme in France in WW1, we this time go to a volume with 9 stories which occured a bit later in the last century. The book is written by Jan Breman who has flown his whole life. He did it in many planes, and with this book he wants us […]