Aviation history

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  • South Pacific Air War Volume 3: Coral Sea & Aftermath May - June 1942

    Michael Claringbould and Peter Ingman
    Avonmore books
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    248 pg.
    ISBN-10: 0994588992 ISBN-13: 978-0994588999

    This one of the few books about WW II theaters that describes both sides of the conflict. It gives not only the allied version, but also a detailed version of the Japanese operations, including many names, photographs and sometimes personal stories about the warriors on both sides. The greater picture of this episode is Japan’s […]

  • Boekbespreking Jachtvliegers doen een boekje open

    Martin Leeuwis
    Leeuwis Publications
    2020
    Dutch
    X X X X X X
    244 pg.
    978 94 90008 222
    Review written by: Rene Verjans

    Als je dit oer-Hollandse boek ‘Jachtvliegers doen een boekje open’ ziet of in je handen hebt, wil je het op je boekenplank! Alleen de kaft al! De inmiddels wereldberoemde uitgever Martin Leeuwis -bekend van met name de uitgave van aviationhumor-boeken- heeft het hem weer geflikt. Deze keer met de publicatie van dit leuke ‘verzamelboek’; krachtig […]

  • 1973: THE FIRST NUCLEAR WAR. CRUCIAL AIR BATTLES OF THE OCTOBER 1973 ARAB-ISRAELI WAR

    Tom Cooper & Abdallah Emran
    Helion & Company
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    80 pg.
    9781911628712
    Review written by: Rene Verjans

    THE FIRST NUCLEAR WAR. In 1973 I was 2 years old and that is exactly the reason why I didn’t know about this ‘war’. And then it is very nice that this book of Helion & Company crosses my path to change that! It is a book from the ‘Middle East & War-series’ of which […]

  • 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 of Flight Craft; 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. […]

  • Colours in the Sky- The History of Autair and Court Line Aviation

    Graham M. Simons
    Pen & Sword Books
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    320 pg.
    9781526725561
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    233rd Review Colours in the Sky- The History of Autair and Court Line Aviation- Graham M. Simons The history of British Autair and Courtline Aviation is recorded in this book that gives us a thorough history outlay of its activities during the years of its existence. Autair was founded in 1953 and soon afterward the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]