Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Posts tagged with "RAF"
I CHOSE THE SKY – Review by Mark Barnes
Aug 3, 2015
Leonard ‘Tich’ Rochford achieved twenty-nine victories as a fighter pilot during the Great War. His genuinely lovely account of his war service was first...
5 Worst Bombing Campaigns in WWII
Jul 28, 2015
During the Second World War all sides participated in the bombing of civilians. In some instances they were the target of the raids, in...
Top-secret Nazi ‘A-to-Z of Britain’ gives detailed insight of Hitlers plans of invading and settling down in Britain
Jul 27, 2015
When the Fuhrer gave the marching orders on May 10th 1940, the German forces seemed unstoppable from invading and occupying most of Europe as...
Battle of Britain veteran’s new memoir of his flying days
Jul 17, 2015
Wing Commander Tom Neil served with the Royal Air Force during the Battle of Britain 75 years ago. Now he has launched a...
Battle of Britain pilot recalls war time experience
Jul 14, 2015
The Battle of Britain is one of the most well-known and iconic battles of World War Two. This year is the 75th anniversary of...
Captain Eric Brown – WWII airman extraordinaire – 2407 Carrier landings and 500 different airplanes!
Jul 8, 2015
On 3 December 1945, Brown became the first pilot to land on and (pictured) take-off from an aircraft carrier (HMS Ocean) in a jet...
32 sad, tragic but fasinating colourised images of WWII
Jul 6, 2015
Many thanks go to Doug Banks and his team – the masters of colourisation. The beauty of these colourised images is that colour, allows...
Last Cold War Vulcan Bomber retires
Jul 5, 2015
The UK’s last Cold War Vulcan bomber is to be grounded after this summer. During the Cold War from the 1950s to the...
World War One’s Reckless Rex given home town memorial
Jul 4, 2015
A World War One Royal Air Force pilot known as Reckless Rex is being honoured in his hometown of Exmouth in Devon, in...
He fell 18,000′ from a Lancaster bomber – with no parachute – & survived!!!!
Jul 1, 2015
Flight Sergeant Nicholas Stephen Alkemade (1922–1987) was a rear gunner in Royal Air Force Avro Lancaster heavy bombers during World War II, who survived—without...
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