This new book covers the 388th TFW; a Composite Wing based at Korat RTAFB, Thailand, consisting of fighters, Wild Weasel aircraft, airborne jamming aircraft and AWACS aircraft. The author flew 133 combat missions in Southeast Asia in 1972, and was assigned to the 469th TFS, one of the two F-4E squadrons of the 388th TFW.
An Illustrated history of fighter aircraft, their origins and evolution. Fokkers, Spitfires, Messerschmitts and many others from WW I & II. Today's Powerful supersonic jets, including F-15 Eagles, MiGs and the Eurofighter. Features Photographs from the Imperial War Museum.
From the deserts of North Africa to the frozen steppes of Russia, from Iwo Jima to Hiroshima, A Pictorial History of the World War II Years examines all the major military operations and campaigns from the air, sea, and land.
One of the best one-volume aerial history of World War II, Richard Overy's classic work remains profound and highly original. Far from just an account of the various air battles, Professor Overy treats the air war as a complex and fascinating historical web, woven out of grand strategy, economic mobilization, the recruitment of science, and the nature of...
Part of a trilogy covering military action in the last 100 years, this reference text provides a chronology of significant events in 20th-century military aviation, describing not only air action, but also new inventions and first uses.
As soon as the first aeroplane had proved its value in war it became a target, and the fighter pilot was born. This book tells the story of the men and the aircraft in which they fought, from the rudimentary beginnings of tactics to the sophisticated technology of the present day.
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