A look at the great aircraft that the Air Defense Command flew during the cold war.
The Luftwaffe’s Blitz: The Inside Story, November 1940 – May 1941
by Chris Goss. Crecy Publishing, 2010. 264 pp., $36.95.
First-hand accounts from the Luftwaffe air crews who terrorized London with night raids during World War II.
Airlines of the Jet Age: A History
by R.E.G. Davies. Smithsonian Institution, 2011. 461 pp., $99.95.
Davies, a recently retired curator at the National Air and Space Museum, is an authority on commercial air transport. His latest book is a comprehensive reference work on jet airlines, from the early 1960s to the present.
Ed Regis is a frequent Air & Space/Smithsonian contributor.