MHQ Review: Noteworthy Books, Summer 2015

American Warlords How Roosevelt’s High Command Led America to Victory in World War II By Jonathan W. Jordan 624 pages. NAL Caliber, 2015. $28.95   Bestselling author Jonathan Jordan’s reputed...

In the Mustang’s Wake

The P-51 Mustang was fast. Historian Ray Wagner called its last iteration, the 490-mph P-51H, “probably the fastest prop-driven plane actually used in wartime.” The cautious “probably” and “actually...

The Miraculous Mosquito

De Havilland's versatile Wooden Wonder racked up an admirable combat record within a remarkably short timespan

The Warplane Nobody Wanted

The A-10 Warthog has survived repeated attempts to put it out to pasture. Now its time may finally be up.

Letter from Aviation History—November 2014

Going Down Low Few military aviation missions generate the spectrum of passions associated with close air support. Fighter-bomber pilots have typically performed such ground-attack missions with some...
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Soccer War Corsair

Some of the most unusual Corsairs in the world are the two dozen that participated in the last-ever air war involving piston-engine fighters, during the July 1969 “Soccer War” between El Salvador...