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  • Flight Craft 18; British Military Test and Evaluation Aircraft The golden years 1945-1945

    Malcolm Lowe
    Pen and Sword books
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    72 pg.
    9781526746719
    Review written by: Rene Verjans

    Sometimes I am jealous of the British! (and sometimes also not, by the way!) But now I am, when reading this beautiful colourful book; what an aviation history has been created in a couple of decennia! And here we are just talking about the 1945-1975 years that are described in this book. Malcolm V Lowe […]

  • COMMANDING FAR EASTERN SKIES: A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE ROYAL AIR FORCE AIR SUPERIORITY CAMPAIGN IN INDIA, BURMA AND MALAYA 1941–1945

    Peter Preston-Hough
    Helion and Company
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    320 pg.
    ISBN-10: 1910294446 ISBN-13: 978-1910294444
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    The RAF-campaign for air supremacy above the border between India and Burma and unrolling eastward after that, is the topic of this study. Across the Indian border this succeeded, from September 1943 onwards, after the deploy of Spitfires The eastward –above Burma and later Malakka- unrolling only had chance after the US Army Air Force […]

  • AFRICA@WAR 33: SHOWDOWN IN WESTERN SAHARA VOLUME 1. AIR WARFARE OVER THE LAST AFRICAN COLONY, 1945-1975

    Tom Cooper & Albert Grandolini
    Helion and Company
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    72 pg.
    9781912390359
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    The title of this book(let) doesn’t cover the content: in a very clarifying manner the geopolitical developments in the western part of the Sahara are stated, from the pre-historical time! At the end of the 15th century begins ‘our’’ Western interference with this area. Ending in the colonisation by Spain and France from 1830 onwards. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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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