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Category Archives: USA
The 356th Fighter Group was among the lesser known, but more colorfully marked units of the 8th Air Force.
From an outside view it seems clear the War was all but over at the start of 1945, but for those involved combat remained intense and relentless towards an Apocalyptic end. Bombing 84 (VB-84) on the USS Bunker Hill had … Continue reading
Among the important, War winning hardware we rarely consider are the all important trainers. So let’s take a look at a well known Primary Trainer.
In 1932 Beechcraft introduced a new high performance, luxury executive aircraft. The Model 17 Staggerwing quickly became a pilot favorite. It was fast, powerful and modern. As War clouds gathered the type was pressed into military service from Spain to … Continue reading
Perhaps the most important type that didn’t carry guns or bombs. Let’s take a look at a truly key aircraft.
Joe Foss The Guadalcanal Campaign was the first extended campaign of the Pacific War that clearly ended in an Allied victory. It also saw dozens of aces made, let’s take a look at one of the most notable.
An important weapon that is the very definition of a low value asset, the PT boat manages to be one of the better known weapons of the Second World War. Let’s take a look at, what will probably be, the … Continue reading
The P-39 tends not to get a lot of attention in histories of the Second World War. But I think I’ve found the least documented unit with a long combat history! Let’s take a look.
The US Navy’s upset victory at Midway is well known, a hard won American triumph. Let’s take a look at a part of the cost of that victory.
Early production Mustangs often generate a lot of confusion and mis-information. Let’s take a look at one and it’s role.