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 2020 – Volume 67 No.4


The Air War Against Vietnam: The Thanh Hoa Railroad and Highway Bridge (Part 6, Conclusion)Theo van Geffen

The U.S. Air Force’s Long Range Detection Program & Project Mogul James Michael Young

Triangle of Iron and Rubber: Ground Actions and Airpower During Operation Attleboro William Head 

1972–U.S. Army Cavalry to the Rescue in Vietnam Darrel Whitcomb


The Desperate Diplomat: Saburo Kurusu’s Memoir of the Weeks before Pearl Harbor By J. Gary Clifford & Masako R. Okura, eds. Review by Henry Zeybel

Love and War: A Father and Son in Two World Wars By Robert Huddleston Review by Steven Agoratus

German Fighter Aircraft in World War I: Design, Construction and Innovation By Mark C. Wilkins Review by Gary Connor

Stuka Attack!: The Dive-Bombing Assault on England During the Battle of Britain By Andy Saunders Review by Henry Zeybel

Caudron-Renault CR.714 Cyclone: The Ultimate Story By Bartomiej Belcarz Review by Gary Connor

Heroes of Coastal Command 1939-1945 By Andrew D. Bird Review by Steven D. Ellis

The English Electric Lightning By Martin W. Bowman Review by Gary Connor

Images of War: The F–4 Phantom, Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives By Martin W. Bowman Review by Joseph D. Yount

Flashpoint Russia: Russia’s Airpower: Capabilities and Structure By Piotr Butowski Review by John Cirafici

Lebanese Civil War Volume 1: Palestinian Diaspora, Syrian and Israeli Interventions, 1970-1978 By Tom Cooper & Sergio Santana . Review by John Cirafici

Enemy Coast Ahead: The Illustrated Memoir of Dambuster Guy Gibson By Guy Gibson Review by Golda Eldridge

Thunderchief: The Complete History of the Republic F–105 By Dennis R. Jenkins Review by Dennis Berger

The Zeppelin Offensive: A German Perspective Through Pictures and Postcards By David Marks Review by Gary Connor

Early Jet Fighters 1944-1954 By Leo Marriott Review by Gary Connor

The Dawn of the Drone: From the Back-Room Boys of World War One By Steve Mills Review by Steven D. Ellis

The Great Escape from Stalag Luft III: The Memoir of Jens Müller By Jens Müller Review by Steven Agoratus

The Burma Air Campaign 1941-1945 By Michael Pearson Review by Steven D. Ellis

Images of War: The Normandy Air War 1944 By Anthony Tucker-Jones Review by Michael B. Deitchman

Fire-Step to Fokker Fodder: From the Trenches to the Red Baron: The…Diaries of William “Jack” Lidsey By Andrew White Review by Golda Eldridge

Hot Spot of Invention: Charles Stark Draper, MIT and the Development of Inertial Guidance & Navigation By Thomas Wildenberg Review by Joseph D. Yount