Crazyhorse

Dec, 05 , 22

Crazyhorse by Daniel M. McClinton is an account of flying Apache attack helicopters in Iraq from 2006 to 2007. The book focuses on a period of intense combat in and...

At the Battery

Nov, 18 , 22

“It was a beautiful day, not a cloud in the sky, when two small planes approached, probably Mosquitos. Alarm was never sounded for them; they usually flew too high to...

The Albatross

Nov, 10 , 22

The Grumman HU-16 Albatross was one of the most important search-and-rescue aircraft available to the US Air Force between the end of WWII and the end of the Vietnam War....

165 Days

Oct, 14 , 22

  “This man knows the back way to Miranshah,” KK says. “No army checkpoints.” I’m conscious that we’re in a very remote area indeed. If something happens to us here,...

Stragglers on Attu

Oct, 06 , 22

Imperial Japan invaded and occupied the Aleutian Islands in June 1942. These small, remote islands off the Alaskan coast are barely habitable but, being relatively close to Japan, did have...

Junkers After Dessau

Sep, 16 , 22

Hugo Junkers was an engineering professor who designed several all-metal or mostly metal military aircraft during the First World War. He officially founded an aircraft and engine manufacturing company in...

Convertible Tomcat

Aug, 19 , 22

Black Lion One is a biography of US Navy captain John Monroe “Hawk” Smith, focused on his time in command of VF-213, an F-14 Tomcat squadron. Hawk Smith was  a...

WWII Weekend

Aug, 19 , 22

The Second World War comes to Reading, Pennsylvania, every summer, when the Mid Atlantic Air Museum hosts WWII Weekend. WWII Weekend is a combined air show and reenactment. The air...

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