Phantom in the Cold War, RAF Wildenrath 1977-1992

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The author served as a navigator in the RAF and flew with the Phantom from Germany, also serving in Conversion training units, and commanded the Falklands Phantom detachment. The text provides a detailed view of Phantom operations during the Cold War and is supported by a great many photographs through the body of the book, including some stunning full colour images – Most Highly Recommended.



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Air War Archive, Combat Over The Mediterranean, The RAD in Action Against the Germans and the Italians Through Rare Archive Photographs

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The publisher has been producing a number of aviation history series that feature rare archive images. This book is one of those books and has a fine photo content. The photographs in this case mostly show the image from the gunsight, or more accurately gun camera – Highly Recommended.


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Captured Germans, British POW Camps in the First World War

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This book corrects the serious neglect of its subject. The author has demonstrated that a historian needs only dedication and hard work to research a subject and present it in print. The result is a unique and definitive work that will be of enormous value to other historians, enthusiasts and the families of German WWI POWs – Highly Recommended.


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Upgraded Lockheed Martin Laser Outguns Threat in Half the Time

Concentrated Laser Beam Takes Down Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Quickly and Decisively

WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) prototype laser weapon system proved that an advanced system of sensors, software and specialized optics can deliver decisive lethality against unmanned aerial vehicle threats.

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Clipped Wings, Cpl Peter Walker’s Illustrated Diary of his RAF Service in India & Burma 1942-1946

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With the huge number of histories of WWII, a truly unique book is extremely rare. This is one such book. The author has assembled a diary written by her late father, a collection of his photographs, and a collection of family letters, which she has woven into an enchanting book that tells a unique story – Most Highly Recommended.


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A Clear Case of Genius, Room 40’s Code-breaking Pioneer, Admiral Sir Reginald ‘Blinker’ Hall

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This is a most interesting book, both for its content and the way in which the autobiography has been salvaged and updated by Vickers’ commentary. Blinker Hall was one of the great heroes of WWI but almost totally unknown because he was Director Naval Intelligence – Most Highly Recommended.


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Clash of Eagles, USAAF 8th Air Force Bombers Versus The Luftwaffe in World War II

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The author is a leading aviation historian covering the air war of WWII. This is a softback edition of a book first published in hardback in 2006. It is one of the best accounts of its subject – Very Highly Recommended.


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Bomber Command Airfields of Yorkshire

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A comprehensive review of Bomber Command’s airfields in Yorkshire, reviewed alphabetically. The author has assembled a collection of reviews of airfields in one geographic area of Britain during WWII that were primarily, or exclusively. used as bomber bases – Highly Recommended.


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