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Bombers over Berlin: the RAF offensive, November 1943-March 1944

Just Finished my 44th Book Review of the Year!! Reviewer: Martin Koenigsberg Author: Alan W. Cooper In late 1943, with large numbers of Lancasters finally at his disposal, “Bomber” Harris- the leader of the RAF’s Bomber Command thought it was time to take the war to Berlin. There had been raiding over the German Capital …

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Bomber Command Memorial vandalized again for the sixth time!

The Bomber Command Memorial in London’s Green Park has been vandalized with white paint overnight. It’s the sixth time the memorial has been a target of vandals after its revealing in 2012. The whole memorial including the 8 bomber crew statue has been stained. “The RAF Benevolent Fund is proud to serve as guardians of …

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303 Squadron

TRAILER: 303 Squadron (2018) – Movie about the Polish RAF Fighters!

The Trailer of 303 Squadron has finally been released and the movie itself will launch in UK Cinemas on November 9, 2018! 303 Squadron, is a Polish/British production directed by Denis Delić, inspired by Arkady Fiedler’s bestselling historical novel of the same title, 303 Squadron is the true tale of the RAF’s hastily assembled No. …

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Lancaster Skies Trailer

TRAILER: Lancaster Skies (2019) – Story of the Bomber Crews!

Watch the new trailer of Lancaster Skies now! More information to be published soon. 1943: Angry and bereaved by the death of his younger brother, Flight Lieutenant Douglas Miller, a broken, solitary, spitfire ace, who survived The Battle of Britain, transfers to Bomber Command, determined to take the war to the skies over Germany. On arriving …

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Hurricane Polish RAF Fighters

TRAILER: Hurricane (2018) – Movie about the Polish RAF Fighters

Hurricane, David Blair’s newest war movie, will be released on September 7, 2018, in cinema and on digital platforms in the UK. Hurricane, a powerful and gripping World War 2 story about the Polish RAF fighters, is directed by David Blair (known for titles as The Messenger, Away and Accused) and ensembles an impressive cast including Iwan …

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Hurricane 2018

Trailer of Hurricane (2019) about the Polish 303 Squadron

Watch the teaser trailer of Hurricane (2019) which tells the story of the Pilots from the Polish 303 Squadron who found themselves fighting for the freedom of their own country in foreign skies. Seen through the eyes of Jan Zumbach, fighter ace and adventurer, it tells how the Poles, driven across Europe by the German war machine, finally …

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Four Essential Book Recommendations for Spitfire Enthusiasts

Once you’ve been bitten by the Spitfire bug, it’s impossible to let go. The classic warplane is irresistible on every level, with inspirational stories abounding of its heroic deeds in the name of king and country. Nowadays, it’s rare to find one – there are only 238 surviving Spitfires in the world, of which a …

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Power Behind the Prop: A Look at World War 1 Aircraft Engines

In spite of recent technological advances in machinery, ground forces in the Great War still relied heavily on horses to transport men and material one horsepower at a time. By contrast, the gasoline engines used to power the various planes of the air war were each capable of generating hundreds of horsepower. Aircraft design came …

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