Military aviation / war

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  • Turn and Burn: A Fighter Pilot's Memories and Confessions

    Darell J. Ahrens
    Wise Media Group
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    252 pg.
    ISBN-10 : 1629671886 ISBN-13 : 978-1629671888
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    Review 276 Turn and Burn: A Fighter Pilot’s Memories and Confessions- Darell J. Ahrens The Life of a fighter pilot This book ‘Turn and burn’ is written by a fighter pilot who fought in the Vietnam war and flew a big variety of jets. Many fighter pilot’s wrote their biography and in general it is […]

  • Guerrilla Nightmare- Luftwaffe Stukas at war against Tito’s Partisans in Yugoslavia 1941-1945

    Lovro Peršen, Mario Raguž
    Kagero Publishing
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    152 pg.
    Hardcover : 152 pages ISBN-10 : 8365437783
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    It is really unbelievable how detailed all air operations of the Germans and Allies are documented in this book including many black and white photos of crew members and plane types.

  • Modern USMC Air Power, Aircraft and units of the Flying ‘Leathernecks’

    Joe Copalman
    Harpia Publishing
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    256 pg.
    ISBN-10 : 1950394026 ISBN-13 : 978-1950394029
    Review written by: René Verjans

    The books of Harpia Publishing had caught my eye before; strong through its logical built up and great because of the good finish and razor-sharp beautiful pictures.

  • Secret Projects of the Luftwaffe- Volume 1 Jet Fighters 1939-1945- Dan Sharp

    Dan Sharp
    Tempest Books
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    336 pg.
    ISBN-13 : 978-1911658085 ISBN-10 : 1911658085
    Review written by: René Verjans

    In the category surprisingly interesting and fun books, this one from Dan Sharp goes straight to number 1!

  • The Wreck Hunter- Battle of Britain & The Blitz

    Melody Foreman
    Frontline Books
    2019
    English
    X X X X X
    214 pg.
    9781526712585
    Review written by: René Verjans

    A great book is this from Melody Foreman, which takes you into the life from Terry Parsons who spent a great part of his life at digging up remains from planes that have crashed during the Battle of Britain (10 July – 31 October 1940) and The Blitz (7 September 1940 – 11 May 1941)

  • Tomcat Rio A Topgun Instructor on the F-14 Tomcat and the Heroic Naval Aviators That Fly It

    Dave Baranek
    Skyhorse Publishing
    2020
    English
    X X X X X X
    224 pg.
    EAN 9781510748224
    Review written by: Rene Verjans

    Review Tomcat Rio A- Topgun Instructor on the F-14 Tomcat and the Heroic Naval Aviators That Fly It- Dave Baranek Up with the best of the best I already had read a book of Dave ‘Bio’ Baranek (further referred to as ‘Bio’) and also this book ‘Tomcat Rio’ is a real great one! A book […]

  • The F-4 Phantom: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives (Images of War)

    Martin W. Bowman
    Pen & Sword Aviation; Illustrated Edition
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    144 pg.
    ISBN-13 : 978-1526705761 ISBN-10 : 1526705761
    Review written by: Rene Verjans

    This book describes in 4 chapters who the most important users of the Phantoms were. Firstly, the US Navy and US MC; secondly the USAF; thirdly, the Royal Air Force and fourthly, the other users like, for example, Israel, Turkey, Greece, South-Korea and Japan.

  • Fury from the North: North Korean Air Force in the Korean War, 1950-1953

    Douglas C. Dildy
    Helion and Company
    2018
    English
    X X X X X
    88 pg.
    ISBN-10: 1912390337 ISBN-13: 978-1912390335
    Review written by: Max Heldring

    This book is part of an interesting series that describes the air wars of Asian conflicts after the Second World War. This time it is about the deploy of the KPAF, The North-Korean Air Force during the war between North- and South-Korea. It was a complicated conflict, by which not only Korea itself was involved, but […]

  • 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

    Review South Pacific Air War Volume 3: Coral Sea & Aftermath May – June 1942- Michael Claringbould and Peter Ingman 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 […]

  • Review The Empire Strikes South Japan’s Air War Against Northern Australia 1942-45

    Tom Lewis
    Avonmore Books
    2020
    English
    X X X X X
    184 pg.
    ISBN-10: 0648665933 ISBN-13: 978-0648665939
    Review written by: Joris Gonggrijp

    After many books which present only the allied version of WW II theaters it is refreshing to review this book ‘The Empire Strikes South’ which describes both sides of the conflict. Having visited family close to Darwin and being confronted over there with the still vivid memory of the devastating Japanese bombardment on Februay 19th, […]