Military aviation / war

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  • Knights Of The Battle Of Britain- Luftwaffe Aircrew Awarded the Knight’s Cross in 1940

    Chris Goss
    Frontline Books
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    212 pg.
    9781526726513
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    227th Review Knights Of The Battle Of Britain- Luftwaffe Aircrew Awarded the Knight’s Cross in 1940- Chris Goss When Chris Goss was asked to write a book about the Ritterkreuzen that between April – December 1940, the period of the The Battle of Britain, were presented to members of the Luftwaffe, he thought that at […]

  • 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 […]

  • NINE WINGCOS and the Lancaster

    Peter Baxter
    Fighting High Ltd
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    256 pg.
    978 1 9998128 3 6

    Sorry, this entry is only available in Nederlands.

  • 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 […]

  • Oblique Views: Aerial Photography and Southwest Archaeology

    Charles A. Lindbergh (Photographer), Heisey Adriel (Photographer), Adriel Heisey (Photographer)
    Museum of New Mexico Press
    2015
    English
    X X X X X
    124 pg.
    ISBN-10: 9780890136072 ISBN-13: 978-0890136072
    Review written by: Pedro Blas Gonzalez

    214th Review Oblique Views: Aerial Photography and Southwest Archaeology- Charles A. Lindbergh (Photographer), Heisey Adriel (Photographer), Adriel Heisey (Photographer) Aerial photography is commonplace today. While drones (unmanned aerial vehicle, UAV) may be the latest embodiment of this form of photography, aerial photography dates to the nineteenth century. The most common and practical form of aerial photography […]