The Battle of Milne Bay PNG was a significant confidence booster for the WW2 Allies as it showed that Australia could beat the Japanese invaders.
Chuck Yeager obituary American pilot who was the first person to fly faster than the speed of sound
Chuck Yeager the first person to break the sound barrier in level flight.
Battle Of Britain: The Royal Air Force Stopped Hitler's Total Domination Of Western Europe
In the Battle of Britain, the UK employed an integrated air defence system to deny Nazi Germany air superiority over the English Channel and prevented Germany from invading the UK.
What the Battle of Britain can teach us about defending Australia
This article argues that Australia can learn from what enabled the UK to win the Battle of Britain—geography, number of aircraft and pilots, training, serviceability and sortie rates.
From the bookshelf: ‘To defeat the few’
Access to German archives has enabled a better understanding of why the Royal Air Force won the Battle of Britain.
World War II's Allied Raid of Berlin Involved 1,000 Bombers (But Germany Fought On)
The 1000 bomber raid of Berlin in February 1945 was a major air assault still; the Germans continued to resist for another two months right up until Soviet troops captured the city and Hitler committed suicide.
The Airstrike that Won the Six Day War for Israel
Israeli Air Force planning, training, intelligence, leadership, and strategic thinking enabled Israel to destroy enemy air forces early in the six-day war.
Why Did the French Air Force Fail in 1940?
A failure of leadership, a lack of strategic vision, a poor supply chain, a failure to operate with other services and allies all contributed to the fall of France in 1940.
George Kennan urged American leadership and patience to counter the Soviets. Instead, the Cold War ensued
While some were considering military action against an expansionist USSR, George Kennan convinced the Truman Administration there was a better strategy.