Flying Backwards into War – Swimming Forwards into a Life Beyond the War

Flying Backwards into War – Swimming Forwards into a Life Beyond the War

In June 2020, Air War Publications released an eArticle researched and written by Tim Oliver about Martin Heinze – a Bf 110 gunner who flew with many notable pilots, including 47-victory ace Herbert Kutscha. At the time, neither Tim nor the Air War Publications...
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...
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,...