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Aviation

  • The Bridgebustersby Thomas McKelvey Cleaver

    Regnery Publishing 2016; US$ 29.99

    "He had decided to live forever, or die in the attempt." Catch-22 The men of the 57th Bomb Wing flew out of Corsica during World War II and bombed vital bridges throughout Italy to sabotage German supply routes. Their missions were dangerous and never-ending. One bombardier in the wing was a young New Yorker named Joseph Heller, who would later... more...

  • Around the World in 175 Daysby Carroll V. Glines; Walter J. Boyne

    Smithsonian 2016; US$ 29.95

    American military aviation reached a low point after World War I, lagging behind its European counterparts and facing a peacetime battle for survival. To raise the public profile of aviation, military leaders encouraged their pilots to enter air shows and vie for speed, endurance, and altitude records. As a result, U.S. Army airmen daringly accomplished... more...

  • Apache Over Libyaby Will Laidlaw

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    In May 2011 after a Mediterranean exercise to prove the Apache’s ability to work ship-borne, HMS Ocean and her embarked Apache attack helicopters from 656 Squadron, Army Air Corps were about to head home. But the civil war in Libya and the NATO air campaign intervened. A few days later the Author and his fellow Apache pilots and crewmen were... more...

  • British Aircraft of the Second World Warby John Frayn Turner

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 23.97

    This unique book, now republished, was the first of its kind to be published on British aircraft of the Second World War. Aviation enthusiasts and aero-modellers can see British aircraft as they really were, through magnificently reproduced colour photographs. Each of the forty-nine types of aircraft is accompanied by a brief 'biography' together... more...

  • J2M Raiden and N1K1/2 Shiden/Shiden-Kai Acesby Yasuho Izawa; Tony Holmes; Jim Laurier

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 15.99

    Although seen as a replacement for the A6M Zero-sen carrier-based fighter, the Mitsubishi J2M Raiden was actually designed as a land-based naval interceptor optimised for speed rather than manoeuvrability. Engine cooling problems for its Mitsubishi Kasai 23 engine, airflow and flight control issues plagued the Raiden's development, but despite these... more...

  • F-15C Eagle versus MiG-23/25by Doug Dildy; Tom Cooper; Jim Laurier

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 13.99

    Designed following the relatively poor performance of America's multi-role fighters during the Vietnam War, the F-15 Eagle was conceived as a dedicated air superiority fighter. But, having trained for 15 years in the Eagle it wasn't Eastern Bloc operated MiGs that the F-15 eventually came up against, but pilots of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi airforce. This... more...

  • A Shau Valorby Thomas R. Yarborough

    Casemate Publishers 2016; US$ 14.99

    From the award-winning author of Da Nang Diary , the ?detailed military history? ( Publishers Weekly ) of the fighting between the North Vietnamese Army and the US military and its South Vietnamese allies in the ?Valley of Death,? site of the infamous Battle of Hamburger Hill   Throughout the Vietnam War, one focal point persisted where the Viet... more...

  • Eyeing the Red Stormby Robert M. Dienesch

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 34.95

    In 1954 the U.S. Air Force launched an ambitious program known as WS-117L to develop the world?s first reconnaissance satellite. The goal was to take photographic images from space and relay them back to Earth via radio. Because of technical issues and bureaucratic resistance, however, WS-117L was seriously behind schedule by the time Sputnik orbited... more...

  • USN McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom IIby Peter E. Davies; Adam Tooby; Henry Morshead

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 13.99

    Originally designed as a carrier-borne long-range interceptor armed with radar-guided missiles and tasked with defence against missile-launching bombers, the Phantom II went on to establish itself as one of the most important multi-role fighter, attack and reconnaissance aircraft of the 20th century. Arguably the United States' most important aircraft... more...

  • Air Power in UN Operationsby A. Walter Dorn

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Air power for warfighting is a story that's been told many times. Air power for peacekeeping and UN enforcement is a story that desperately needs to be told. For the first-time, this volume covers the fascinating range of aerial peace functions. In rich detail it describes: aircraft transporting vital supplies to UN peacekeepers and massive amounts... more...