Military Fiction: “Dire Strait” by Tony Blackman

Ex-Test Pilot Rips Latest Aviation Mystery Novel Right From Today’s Fraught Geopolitical Headlines Tony Blackman’s Dire Strait is now part of a critically-acclaimed six-book series featuring insurance investigator Peter Talbert, as his work takes him around the world, into the dark corridors of global Governments and deep into the secrets they fear going public. But Dire Strait is … More Military Fiction: “Dire Strait” by Tony Blackman

Britain’s multi-role Mosquito remains a legend

originally posted at WARISBORING.COM Aviation Geeks Race to Save World War II’s Best Fighter-Bomber Britain’s multi-role Mosquito remains a legend by ROBERT BECKHUSEN The de Havilland Mosquito was arguably the best British plane of World War II, the war’s most effective fighter-bomber and one of the most versatile military planes ever built. That’s why it’s strange so … More Britain’s multi-role Mosquito remains a legend

1941- Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, bringing the US into World War II

Just before 8 a.m. on December 7, 1941, hundreds of Japanese fighter planes attacked the American naval base at Pearl Harbor near Honolulu, Hawaii. The attack went on for just two hours, but it proved  devastating: The Japanese destroyed nearly 20 American naval vessels, including eight  battleships, and more than 300 airplanes. Over 2,000 Americans soldiers … More 1941- Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, bringing the US into World War II