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Air Combat 1945. New book available in September!

Air Combat 1945 features over 300 black & white and colour photographs with detailed captions chronicling the last eight months of aerial combat in World War II.  It includes all the major combatants: Britain, Canada, USA, Germany, Russia, Italy, and Japan.  A must for World War II buffs, scholars, historians and modellers.  Published by Stackpole […]

Torch to Iceberg: The Supermarine Seafire at War

The Seafire took the reputation of its land-based forebear, the Spitfire, to sea as an interceptor par excellence. Such a specialized role was unique to the Royal Navy; the American and Japanese navies expected more range and versatility from their carrier fighters. After a resurgent British fleet returned to the Pacific in 1945, however, and […]

Holding the Fort with the Iron Dog

Holding the Fort with the Iron Dog – Flight Journal Magazine August 2005 Like all fighters of World War II, the P-39 had more than its share of faults, but in the early days of the War the P-39 proved itself to be rugged fighter and managed to hold its own against the best the […]