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.

Spring 2020 – Volume 67 No. 1


The F-100 Super Sabre as an Air Superiority Fighter by Michael E. Weaver

Government Girls: Crowd sourcing Aircraft in World War II by Jason A. Altieri

Pearl Harbor and Purdue University: Pioneer Aviators “Seek what lies Before” by John Chamberlin

Organizational Actions the Backfired by Daniel Haulman


Concorde: Supersonic Icon–50th Anniversary Edition
By Ingo Bauernfeind Review by Gary Connor

Thunderbolts Triumphant: The 362nd Fighter Group vs Germany’s Wehrmacht
By Chris Bucholtz Review by Gary Connor

Camel Pilot Supreme Captain D. V. Armstrong DFC
By Annette Carson Review by Jeffrey Joyce

Pacific Adversaries Volume One: Japanese Army Air Force vs the Allies, New Guinea 1942-1944
By Michael Claringbould Review by Frank Willingham

Showdown in Western Sahara: Volume 1: Air Warfare over the Last Africa Colony, 1945-1975
By Tom Cooper & Albert Grandolini Review by John Cirafici

Catkiller 3-2: An Army Pilot Flying for the Marines in the Vietnam War
By Raymond G. Caryl Review by John Cirafici

Tap Code: The Epic Survival Tale of a Vietnam POW and the Secret Code That Changed Everything
By Carlyle Harris Review by Henry Zeybel

A Spy in the Sky: A Photoreconnaissance Spitfire Pilot in WWII
By Kenneth B. Johnson . Review by Al Mongeon

Russian Aviation Colours 1909-1922: Camouflage and Markings, Vol. 4 Against Soviets
By Marat Khairulin Review by Carl J. Bobrow

Nimrod Boys
By Tony Blackman with Joe Kennedy Review by Gary Connor

Carrier Attack Darwin 1942: The Complete Guide to Australia’s Pearl Harbor
By Tom Lewis & Peter Ingram Review by Steven D. Ellis

An Incipient Mutiny: The Story of the U.S. Army Signal Corps Pilots Revolt
By Dwight R. Messimer Review by Golda Eldridge

The RAF and Tribal Control: Airpower and Irregular Warfare between the World Wars
By Richard Newton Review by Kenneth P. Werrell

North American P–51B/C & F–6C Mustang
By Robert Pec zkowski Review by Leslie C, Taylor

Spy Pilot: Francis Gary Powers, the U–2 Incident, and a Controversial Cold War Legacy
By Francis Gary Powers, Jr. & Keith Dunnavant Review by John Cirifici

A Carrier at Risk: Argentine Aircraft Carrier and Anti-Submarine Operations Against Royal Navy’s….
By Mariano Sciaroni Review by Gary Connor

Boeing B–17 Fortress in RAF Coastal Command Service
By Robert M. Stitt Review by Frank Willingham

Hitler’s Personal Pilot: The Life and Times of Hans Baur
By C. G. Sweeting Review by Golda Eldridge

The Desert Air War 1940-1943
By Anthony Tucker-Jones Review by Gary Connor

Foundations of Russian Military Flight, 1885-1925

By Anthony Tucker Jones Review by Gary Connor

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