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  • KOLWEZI 1978 Operations Leopard and Red Bean

    Daniel Kowalczuk
    Helion & Company Ltd
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    72 pg.
    978-1-912390-59-5
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    225th Review Operations Leopard’ and Red Bean’ – Kolwezi 1978- Daniel Kowalczuk Daniel Kowalczuk is a Polish man specialised in ‘post-colonial wars’. The Kolwezi-drama is a good example of that. This takes place after the de-colonisation of Belgian Congo in the Democratic Republic Congo in 1960 after which the province Katanga declares itself independent. This […]

  • US Navy PBY Catalina Units of The Atlantic War

    Ragnar J. Ragnarsson
    Osprey Publishing
    2010
    English
    X X X X X
    96 pg.
    978-1-84176-910-3
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    224th Review US Navy PBY Catalina Units of The Atlantic War The Consolidated Aircraft Corporation’s PBY Catalina is a perfect example of the demands that evolving technologies make on corporations, and the creative and engineering process. It is also an example of how quickly the twentieth century went from being the birth of aviation to […]

  • MESSERSCHMITT BF109

    Robert Jackson
    Pen & Sword Books
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    80 pg.
    9781526710536
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    223rd Review MESSERSCHMITT BF109 Flight Craft 14 – Robert Jackson Robert Jackson aims with this book(et) on two target groups: 1) lovers of the BF109 history and 2) model builders. In a lot of circumstances these two target groups do converge. To each target group exactly half of the book is dedicated: 40 pages. My […]

  • JUNKERS JU-88

    Chris Goss
    Frontline Books
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    198 pg.
    978 1 47389 236 1
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.

  • Missing presumed Murdered

    Sean Feast and Mark Hall
    Fighting High Publishing
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    240 pg.
    978 1999812850
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Missing Presumed Murdered: One raid, two trials, three lost airmen In December 1944 the RAF launched a big bombardment raid with as target the Krupp steel factories in Essen. During this bombardment six Lancaster bombers were shot down by the Germans. The crew was reported as missing. Quickly after the war it appeared that 4 […]

  • Nicaragua, 1961–1990 Volume 1: The Downfall of the Somosa Dictatorship

    David Francois
    Helion & Company Ltd.
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    72 pg.
    978-1-911628-21-7
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    Nicaragua, 1961–1990 Volume 1: The Downfall of the Somosa Dictatorship David Francois is a Frenchman in ‘militant communism’. Considering France its experience therewith in Vietnam as background, makes his curiosity for the battle in Nicaragua of the ‘red’ Sandinists against a by the Occident helped dictator, understandable. My interest arouse during a visit to this […]

  • Bloody Sixteen- The USS Oriskany and Air Wing 16 during the Vietnam War

    Peter Frey
    Potomac Books, Inc.
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    416 pg.
    ISBN-10: 161234979X ISBN-13: 978-1612349794
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    218th review Bloody Sixteen The USS Oriskany and Air Wing 16 during the Vietnam War – Peter Frey ALSO IN ADIOBOOK VERSION!!! Much is published about the Vietnam War between the USA and North-Vietnam especially about the ground offensives and the enormous lost of human lives on American side. This book is solely dedicated to […]

  • Ernest K. Gann’s Flying Circus

    Ernest Kellogg Gann
    Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc.,
    1974
    English
    X X X X X
    224 pg.
    ISBN-10: 0025424009 ISBN-13: 978-0025424005
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    217th Review Ernest K. Gann’s Flying Circus- Ernest Kellogg Gann In 1935 Ernest K. Gann began barnstorming. Like so many other pilots in the early days of aviation, Gann’s passion for flying started with wood and canvass bi-planes. He would eventually become an airline pilot, flying many types of airplanes in different parts of the […]

  • To Caress the Air: Augustus Herring and the Dawn of Flight. Book One

    C. David Gierke
    Write Associates LLC
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    788 pg.
    ASIN: B07B9N7XWJ
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    To Caress the Air: Augustus Herring and the Dawn of Flight. Book One Gierke worked on this book for seven years, and his readers will be rewarded with minutious detail as a result ! It is one of the most thoroughly researched biographies I have ever read. There are three parallel storylines: the biography of […]

  • To Caress the Air: Augustus Herring and the Dawn of Flight. Book Two

    C. David Gierke
    Write Associates LLC; 1 edition
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    786 pg.
    ASIN: B07D6WG3VW
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Review To Caress the Air: Augustus Herring and the Dawn of Flight. Book Two In book 2 we proceed with the process in which Herring as plaintiff against Curtiss seeking recognition for his many innovations that paved the way to the first motorised flight with a machine heavier then air. His construction company went bankrupt […]