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 […]
Just received a great review from John Patterson of Oklahoma, City. John has bought several of my books and had some kind words for Air Combat 1945 – ‘I recently received the copy of Air Combat 1945 and must say that I have been fascinated with it. I cannot imagine how you have been able […]
On Thursday Sept 4th I had the pleasure of interviewing the world’s greatest pilot, Capt Eric Brown RN (Ret.), about his new book ‘Too Close for Comfort.’ The book chronicles his close shaves and bailouts during his amazing flying career.
August 15, 1945 just hours before the Japanese surrender broadcast, the last two dogfights of World War II occurred above and around Tokyo Bay. The American’s claim it was the Hellcats from US Navy squadron VF-88, the British say it was the Seafires from the 24th Naval Fighter Wing. Both groups of fighters encountered Japanese […]
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 […]