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Mechanic of Spitfires – Pavel Vanèata gives a
short biography of Jiøí Grant; a mechanic of
Spitfires within the Czechoslovak squadrons in Great
Britain during WWII.
Thoroughbreds from Tachikawa – an account of
some unique airframes produced in a Tachikawa
factory in Japan during WWII.
Immelmann’s thirteen or the first Fokkers “E”
within the 6th Armee – Part II of an article
about an early combat career of one of the most
famous fighter aircraft of WWI.
Skipper, where is Vietnam? or how I gained
centurion in ‘Nam – an account of Colonel Ronald
Williams USAF (Ret.) with emphasis on his deployment
in Vietnam within the US Navy where he flew A3Ds.
Colonel Williams’ biography included.
Aircraft of the fighter aces – Junkers Ju 88
G-6 (W.Nr. 622 830), 4R + BR, Oblt. Walter Briegleb
(25 victories), Staffelkapitän 7./NJG 2. Three
unique photos and one color profile with a short
caption and a table of Briegleb’s aerial victories.
Italian storks in the Battle of Britain –
Part one of a detailed account of combat activities
of Italian bomber FIAT BR.20Ms during the Battle of
Britain. Four color profiles of FIAT BR.20M
Liberators of the RAF above Southeast Asia –
Pavel Türk describes combat activity of the
Liberators within the RAF fighting in the Southeast
Asian Theater of Operations during WWII. Three color
profiles of Consolidated B-24 Liberator with details
of their noseart included.
I flew with two aces – Part I of a detailed
biography of Walter Telsnig who flew as a
gunner/radar operator in Bf 110 night fighter during
Whirlwind from Yeovile – Part I of the
article describing the history of one very
interesting and rare airframe manufactured by
unconventional factory Westland Aircraft Inc –
Westland Whirlwind. One color profile of Westland
Whirlwind Mk.I included.
How was it with colors on JG 54 aircraft on
Russian front? – A reflection on use of color
shades on the aircraft of the Jagdgeschwader 54
“Grünherz” applied in combat condition on the front.