Cold War EraA period of time from 1947 to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 that includes the space race and Korean and Vietnam Wars
When Robin Olds arrived in Vietnam, morale soared.
September 1997 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
For pilots shot down over North Vietnam, the way home was jolly and green.
July 1997 | By Robert Hanson
A daring mission to fly combat in Vietnam came with a catchno one else could know.
May 1997 | By Susan Katz Keating
In the final days of the Vietnam war, chaos and heroism converged in the effort to evacuate U.S.-supplied aircraft.
January 1997 | By Ralph Wetterhahn
It was the biggest warplane ever to wear an American star, and in the summer of '49 the Peacemaker found itself a war--in Washington.
April 1996 | By Daniel Ford
A B-57 crew faced the end of the world.
January 1994 | By Edwards Park
In April 1975, escaping Saigon meant crowding into a darkened C-130 in the middle of the night.
July 1992 | By Fred Reed
Memoirs of Korea by an acclaimed novelist.
November 1991 | By James Salter
In 1947, no airplane had ever gone faster than the speed of sound.
December 1990 | By Stephan Wilkinson
The story of the prototype 707.
May 1987 | By R.G. Thompson