A Beginners Guide to the Soviet Air Force Over Courland

A Beginners Guide to the Soviet Air Force Over Courland

The approximate Soviet air army responsibilities between October 1944 and January 1945. IntroductionWhile many of our readers will be aware of the main Luftwaffe units operating over Courland in 1944 and 1945, like Jagdgeschwader 54 and III./Schlachtgeschwader 3, we...

9 October 1942 Raid on Lille eArticle Available

9 October 1942 Raid on Lille eArticle Available

Now available from the Air War Publications website is our latest eArticle An Ever-Increasing Might - The 9 October 1942 Bombing Raid on Lille, the story of the Eighth Air Force's raid on factories in northern France in the autumn of 1942. Based on extensive research,...

Raid on Reghin Airfield eArticle Available

Raid on Reghin Airfield eArticle Available

By the late-summer of 1944 the situation had become very difficult for the Luftwaffe on the Eastern Front, and the USAAF raid on Reghin airfield in Romania on 31 August 1944 was a fine example of the situation. Air War Publications is pleased to announce the release...

The Liberator Debuts with the Mighty Eighth Air Force – 9 October 1942

The Liberator Debuts with the Mighty Eighth Air Force – 9 October 1942

The 93rd Bombardment Group (93rd BG) had the distinction of taking the Consolidated B-24 Liberator into combat with the Eighth Air Force on 9 October 1942, during a mission by 108 American heavy bombers against industrial targets in the French city of Lille. However,...

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