Seek and Strike – Nigel Walpole

Review by Stuart Forth. In the spring of 1952, near the village of Elmpt on the German/Dutch border, work began to clear the forest to make way for what was to become RAF Brüggen. Over the next year much hard toil, by RAF airfield construction crews and local German civilians, transformed this patch of woodland... Continue Reading →

Hot Skies of the Cold War: the Bulgarian Air Force in the 1950s – Alexander Mladenov & Evgeni Andonov

Review by Takis Diakoumis. Initially declared neutral, as the only defeated power not to have received some territorial award at the end of the First World War, Bulgaria hoped for some gains as a collaborator with the Third Reich and fully signed member of the Axis. As Nazi Germany began preparations to invade Yugoslavia and... Continue Reading →

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