In Carrier Strike: US Naval Air Warfare in the Pacific, historian Donald Nijboer tells the full story of the American carrier fleet during the Second World War – the vessels, the crew, the aircraft and the pilots as well as their British Royal Navy allies and the deadly Imperial Japanese Navy forces they faced in […]
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Flak in World War II – New Book Sept 1st!
“There is no question in my mind that this is an important book on a fascinating subject. It is essential for any serious library on military history, and I will be proud to add it to mine. In the vernacular, Donald has scored a direct hit.” Stephen Quick Former Director General Canada Aviation and Space […]
B-29 Superfortress vs. Ki 44 ‘Tojo’ Now Available.
By the time the Americans began their aerial bombardment of Japan in 1944, both the JAAF and IJNAF were spent forces. What the Japanese did have though was the Ki-44 “Tojo.” Armed with two 40 mm cannon, it was the most heavily armed and feared single-seat fighter to see action against the new American bomber, […]
Fighting Cockpits available June 1st.
Kamikaze Killer – Seafire at War
Kamikaze-Killer The naval version of the Spitfire had its share of teething troubles, but by the end of World War II it had found its sea legs in the Pacific By Donald Nijboer The ready room deep inside HMS Indefatigable offered little relief from the constant tropical heat in late March of 1945. The […]