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

Casemate Eastern Front favorites now available in Paperback

Two  Casemate best sellers are now available in paperback- The Devil’s General: The Life of Hyazinth Graf von Strachwitz, “The Panzer Graf”, by Raymond Bagdonas and The Drive on Moscow, 1941: Operation Taifun and Germany’s First Great Crisis of World War II by Niklas Zetterling, Anders Frankson. If you didn’t a chance to read these the first time around, be … More Casemate Eastern Front favorites now available in Paperback

Meet The Author – Jay Stout

With the upcoming release of Jay Stout’s 3rd title with Casemate, Vanished Hero: The Life, War and Mysterious Disappearance of America’s WWII Strafing King, we thought we’d let you get to know the author.  Be sure to check out his other titles Unsung Eagles: True Stories of America’s Citizen Airmen in the Skies of World War II and Fortress Ploesti The Campaign … More Meet The Author – Jay Stout

100 Years of Tanks

One hundred years ago the face of modern warfare was forever changed . On September 15, 1916, the British attacked German positions at Flers-Courcelette – part of the larger Somme offensive – with 32 tanks. The hopeful reaction to the new machines naturally spurred interest in how they had been conceived and by whom. A … More 100 Years of Tanks

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

September 6 1915-Birthday of the Modern Tank

September 16  1915: a prototype tank nicknamed Little Willie rolls off the assembly line in England. Little Willie was far from an overnight success. It weighed 14 tons, got stuck in trenches and crawled over rough terrain at only two miles per hour. However, improvements were made to the original prototype and tanks eventually transformed military … More September 6 1915-Birthday of the Modern Tank