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  • The English Electric Lightning- Rare photographs from wartime archives

    Martin W. Bowman
    Pen & Sword Books
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    144 pg.
    9781526705563
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    231st Review The English Electric Lightning- Rare photographs from wartime archives- Martin W. Bowman The Lightning was an icon of the RAF during the years of the cold war. I wrote already several reviews about this remarkable plane that in terms of performance was ahead of his time. This is a photo book and therefore […]

  • The BULGARIAN AIR FORCE in the Second World War

    Alexander Mladenov, Evgeni Andonov and Krassimir Grozev
    Helion & Company Ltd.
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    136 pg.
    978-1-912390-64-9
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    230th Review The BULGARIAN AIR FORCE in the Second World War-Alexander Mladenov, Evgeni Andonov and Krassimir Grozev This book tells the story of a country on the Balkan (Bulgaria) which in WO II could not do much else than to stay out of the way of the Wehrmacht and later the Red Army. In the […]

  • AERIAL OPERATIONS IN THE REVOLUTIONS OF 1922 AND 1947 IN PARAGUAY. THE FIRST DOGFIGHTS IN SOUTH AMERICA

    Antoinio Luis Sapienza
    Helion & Compagny Publishing
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    48 pg.
    9781912390588
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    229th Review: LATIN AMERICA@WAR 8: AERIAL OPERATIONS IN THE REVOLUTIONS OF 1922 AND 1947 IN PARAGUAY. THE FIRST DOGFIGHTS IN SOUTH AMERICA- Antoinio Luis Sapienza This pamphlet of 40 pages contains a nice collection colour prints of the planes that between 1922 en 1947 in Paraguay chose heaven. The historiography of this period is known […]

  • MEXICANS AT WAR. MEXICAN MILITARY AVIATION IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1941-1945

    Santiago A. Flores
    Helion & Company Publishing
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    232 pg.
    978-1-9122390-06-9
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    228th Review MEXICANS AT WAR. MEXICAN MILITARY AVIATION IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR 1941-1945- Santiago A. Flores Otherwise than the title suggests, does this book not only set out the warfare in WO II but also the revolutions that swept across Mexico during 1910 till 1941. Even the by us known revolutionary ‘figureheads’ like Pancho […]

  • 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 […]

  • Flight from the Croft

    Bill Innes
    Whittles Publishing
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    224 pg.
    ISBN-10: 184995397X ISBN-13: 978-1849953979
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    226th Review Flight from the Croft- Bill Innes In Dutch croft means small farm. Well the contents of this book do not cover the title however what the author wants to tell us: were ever you originated from there is no limit in what you can achieve. In this book he is telling us his […]

  • 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

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