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  • Aviation History Magazine

    Eagle Squadron Memories

    Desperate for proficient pilots to combat the Nazi onslaught, Britain found willing recruits in neutral America. In September 1939, as war winds buffeted Europe, Americans watched warily while the German blitzkrieg swept across Poland....

  • Aviation History Magazine

    Fourth Mission of the Day

    A tribute to an Eagle Squadron commander brings Gil Cohen top honors. Gil Cohen’s painting Fourth Mission of the Day Lieutenant Donald J.M. Blakeslee, has earned the artist his second consecutive top honor from the American Society of...

  • Aviation History Magazine

    Air Battle for Fortress Malta

    Royal Air Force fighter pilots, including a group of American volunteers, paid a heavy price during their brave defense of the strategic archipelago. On March 21, 1942, Pilot Officer Howard Coffin, an American from Los Angeles and a...