Scholarly, readable and definitive
Author Barrett Tillman has produced a welcome reminder of the efficacy of air power in Whirlwind. The most authentic and interesting presentation yet of the powerful 1945 air campaign in which true air power was realized for the first time, Whirlwind achieves every author's aim by being both scholarly and immensely readable. ...
HOWELL MILLERS MAC-1
In the early 1930s, the name Gee Bee became synonymous with speed as the bullet-shaped racers blazed a winning trail at Cleveland. Yet the beautiful planes, with their gleaming red and white finish, soon acquired the reputation as pilot killers. And so they were—in the 1930s.
The Granville Brothers—Zantford, Thomas, Robert, Edward, ...
THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY
JONATHAN PARSHALL AND ANTHONY TULLY,
Potomac Books, Dulles, Virginia, 2005 $35.00
This incredible book shatters all previous notions on how the Battle of Midway was fought. It also shatters all the standards for military reference works. Shattered Sword will come to be regarded as a benchmark ...
AMERICAN COMBAT PLANES OF THE 20TH CENTURY
Jack Bacon & Company, 2004, $65.00 758 pages, 1,700 photographs
This massive book by one of the most respected aviation historians is an invaluable addition to the library of everyone who loves airplanes. Ray Wagner has spent more than fifty years in first hand research on American, German and ...
JAGDGESCHWADER 2 “RICHTHOFEN”
A Photo Chronicle
Schiffer Publishing Company, $59.95, 2004
Another in the continuing series of Schiffer Publishing’s accounts of famous German aerial units, JAGDGESCHWADER 2 “RICHTHOFEN” is exactly what its title implies: a day-by-day account of the unit in good times and bad. The photos are remarkable in their extent, ...