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Tag Archives: Aircraft Models
Lockheed’s big Lightning first came to prominence late in the North Africa campaign. Let’s look at a primary operator of the type.
Werner Shroer One of the more successful fighter pilots against the Western Allies. Let’s take a look at Werner Shroer who rose from enlisted ranks to high Luftwaffe Command during the War years.
This twin was Japan’s attempt at a twin engine “heavy fighter”. Serving from 1942 to the end of the War, the Ki-45 can be regarded a reasonable entry to the genre.
Looking like a relic from the previous War, this trainer found widespread use in the Soviet air force from before to after World War II. Let’s look at a type that seemed lost in time yet provided valuable service.
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
Malta An epic 29 month siege of the strategic island of Malta was a central part of the Mediterranean Campaign. Like the Battle of Britain, the Spitfire became the Allies’ iconic image of that fight.
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.
We’ve already talked about how the great bulk of Soviet air power was destroyed in vast quantities at the start of the War in the East. But of course there’s far more to the story than that. Let’s take a … Continue reading
Republic’s big fighter is best known for its epic battles over Germany, and later for its role as a close support heavy weight. Yet it also played a role in the Pacific War. Let’s take a look.