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...
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,...
The Importance of Collectors

The Importance of Collectors

Aviation historians are only as good as the sources on which they rely. In the digital age, it has never been easier to access Second World War documents, and with the publication of digitised files by institutions like the British National Archives (NA), the...
Horst Hannig and Fritz Stückemann

Horst Hannig and Fritz Stückemann

In August 2019 Air War Publications released an eArticle about the life and Luftwaffe career of Horst Hannig, a fighter ace who served with Jagdgeschwader 2 and 54. After claiming the destruction of 98 Soviet, British and American aircraft, in the spring of 1943 he...