Air Power History

Air Power History chronicles the great campaigns, the leaders, the successes and the failures of air forces in the past. Eyewitness accounts and historical articles will capture your interest, issue after issue. Regular features will keep you up-to-date on new books, museum exhibits and meetings.

Winter 2019 – Volume 66 No. 4


The Air War Against North Vietnam: the Thanh Hoa Railroad and Highway Bridge (Part Four) — Theo van Geffen

Strategic Air Command SIGINT Support to the Vietnam War — William Cahill

An Attempt to Bring Home Flight Officer Bruce F. Jepson — Jon A. Reynolds


Stalag Luft I: An Official Account of the PoW Camp for Air Force Personnel 1940-1945 By UK Air Ministry Personnel. Review by Gary Connor

RAF on the Offensive: The Rebirth of Tactical Air Power 1940-1941 By Greg Baughen Review by Golda Eldridge

Democracy in Exile: Hans Speier and the Rise of the Defense Intellectual By Daniel Bessner Review by John Cirafici

Shattered Dreams: The Lost and Canceled Space Missions By Colin Burgess Review by Rick W. Sturdevant

Sir Alan Cobham: The Flying Legend Who Brought Aviation to the Masses By Colin Cruddas Review by Steven D. Ellis

 MacArthur’s Coalition: US and Australian Operations in the Southwest Pacific Area, 1942-1945 By Peter J. Dean Review by Steven Agoratus

Messerschmitt Bf 109 By Robert L. Jackson Review by Gary Connor

America’s Round-Engine Airliners: Airframes & Powerplants in the Golden Age of Aviation By Craig Kodera & William Pearce . Review by Scott A. Willey

An Anxious Peace: A Cold War Memoir By Hans Mark Review by John Cirafici

A History of the Mediterranean Air War, 1940-1945, Vol. 4, May 14, 1943-June 5, 1944 By Christopher Shores & Giovanni Massimello Review by Kenneth P. Werrell

The Polish Few: Polish Airmen in the Battle of Britain By Peter Sikora Review by Golda Eldridge

The British Overseas Airway Corporation: A History By Graham Simons Review by Gary Connor

Reaching for the Moon: A Short History of the Space Race By Roger D. Launius Review by Rick W. Sturdevant

Flying, Fighting and Reflection: The Life of Britain’s Fighter Ace, Wing Commander Tom Neil By Peter Jacobs Review by Gary Connor

Fuel, Fire and Fear: RAF Flight Engineers at War By Colin Pateman Review by Steven Agoratus

The History of Navigation By Dag Pike Review by Golda Eldridge

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