Looking back at historic or gripping moments of airpower.
The Battle of Britain. During a trip to London in April 1941, Hap Arnold looked up and wrote in his journal: “Air combat over London at 20,000 feet or more. Ribbons of condensed vapor twisting and intertwining over the city. Real sky writing, but who wins?”
Battle of the Philippine Sea, June 19, 1944. American and Japanese fight above Task Force 58.
B-29 being reloaded, WWII.
The Battle of Crete, May 1941. German Paratroopers jump from Junkers JU 52s.
B-17s in “Flak so thick you could almost taxi around on it.” October 7, 1944.