The Tree That Shaped Early Aviation

Today on the blog, we have a special guest post from author Ruth Tittensor! Here, she explains this particular tree’s incredible significance during the First World War. Here, she explains the Sitka spruce’s incredible significance during the First World War. … More The Tree That Shaped Early Aviation

Haunting Tales for Halloween

Happy Halloween! 🎃 This haunting holiday is the perfect time to read ghost stories. Battlefields and relics from wars past have a long history of being associated with paranormal phenomena. In the Haunted Second World War Airfields series from Fonthill Media, author Christopher Huff explores tales of ghost sightings and hauntings reported at airfields all across … More Haunting Tales for Halloween

Exclusive Preview of ‘Russia’s Air-Launched Weapons’!

Harpia Publishing has released a 10-page preview of their upcoming title from Piotr Butowski: Russia’s Air-Launched Weapons. This book is expected to be released in the US in June. We can’t wait until it’s available, and this fascinating preview is just enough to hold us over! Check out 10 pages from Russia’s Air-Launched Weapons here>>> About … More Exclusive Preview of ‘Russia’s Air-Launched Weapons’!

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

The Courageous Men of Torpedo Boat Squadron 3

  UNDER THE BLOOD RUN SUN :  The remarkable story of PT boats in the Philippines and the rescue of General MacArthur by John J. Domagalski is  now available During the opening days of World War II in the Pacific, a small group of American sailors in the Philippines were propelled into the forefront of the … More The Courageous Men of Torpedo Boat Squadron 3

The Way of the Eagle

Casemate is pleased to announce the arrival of our latest title in the Vintage Aviation Series,  The Way of the Eagle, by  Philadelphia native Charles J. Biddle.   Having graduated from the Harvard Law School in 1914, Charles John Biddle was admitted to the Pennsylvania bar and was employed by the law firm of Drinker, … More The Way of the Eagle

Successful Launch for OSWALD BOELCKE

RG and Carole Hoover-Head hosted a Book Launch party for for his latest work, OSWALD BOELCKE: Germany’s First Fighter Ace and Father of Air Combat, for close friends at their home in Coronado on 6 September. Champagne and dinner were served with wild salmon, caviar, shrimp, fruit, and chocolate-dipped strawberries. Guests were greeted with a poster … More Successful Launch for OSWALD BOELCKE