- B-24 Tulsamerican Discovered by Divers. Wilkinson, Stephan // Aviation History;Nov2010, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p11
The article discusses the discovery by scuba divers of the remains of the U.S. B24J bomber Tulsamerican that was shot down by the German air force, the Luftwaffe, near the island of Hvar, Croatia during World War II. The author notes the efforts of pilot Eugene Ford and flight engineer Charles...
- RETURN TO GORDISA. Wright, Gary // Aviation History;Mar2010, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p44
The article discusses the experience of Sergeant Francis J. Lashinsky and the crew of a B-24H Liberator that was shot down on a bombing mission targeting the Floridsdorf oil refinery in Vienna, Austria on March 12, 1945. The crew was forced to bail out over Hungary. Three members of the crew...
- In Memoriam. // Air Power History;Fall2011, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p69
The article presents obituaries for U.S. Air Force pilots Harry D. Yoder and John Kelly Lewis, Jr.
- Missing B-24 Crew Returns Home. Mauro, Stephen // Aviation History;May2011, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p10
The article discusses the recovery of a World War II B-24D bomber plane called the Shack Rat in Dobodura, New Guinea. It notes efforts of the organization the Joint POW (Prisoner of War)/MIA (Missing in Action) Accounting Command (JPAC), in finding the wreckage. The author observes that the...
- Shootout at Rabaul. Dunn, Richard L. // Air Power History;Fall2012, Vol. 59 Issue 3, p14
The article discusses the Fifth Air Force of the U.S. Army Air Force's aerial campaign against the Japanese at Rabaul, Papua New Guinea during World War II. Particular focus is given to the U.S. Army Air Force's use of the fighter plane the P-38 Lightning against the Japanese navy's Zeros...
- Imaging the Empire: The 3d Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron in World War II. Cahill, William M. // Air Power History;
The article presents a historical overview of the U.S. Army Air Corps' 3d Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron (3d PRS) during the Japanese theater of World War II. Particular focus is given to ways in which the military intelligence gathered through the 3d PRS's work aided the Twentieth (XXth)...
- THE Rare BREED. Hamel, Marc L. // Warbirds International;Spring2011 Mustangs, p24
The article offers information on the career of Richard Henderson as a fighter pilot of the U.S. Air Force during the World War 2. It notes that being a fighter pilot was the ultimate ambition of Henderson ever since he began flying planes. It mentions the experience of Henderson of fighting a...
- Dive-Bomber Braves a Japanese Gantlet. // American History;Jun2013, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p6
An excerpt from the article "American Kamikaze," originally published in the May 2013 issue of "Aviation History," that deals with the efforts of U.S. bomber pilot Ensign Wallace S. Griffin to land his damaged Curtiss SB2C-5 Helldiver dive-bomber during a World War II engagement is presented.
- OUT OF ACTION. WAINWRIGHT, MARSHALL // Warbirds International;Winter2013, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p26
A photo essay is presented which documents various cases of accidents that happened to Mustang fighter planes during World War II.