Royal Air Force Museum
Official homepage for the UK’s Royal Air Force Museum, located in Cosford and London
Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum
Official homepage of The Mighty Eighth Air Force Heritage Museum.
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Ohio
Imperial War Museum
British Museum that focuses on Britain’s role in conflicts since World War I
Air Force Historical Studies Office
Historical analysis of the February 14-15, 1945 bombings of Dresden
Biddle, Tami Davis. Rhetoric and Reality in Air Warfare. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2002.
Boog, Horst, Krebs Gerhard & Vogel, Detlef. Germany and the Second World War Volume VII. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 2006.
Cate, James Lea & Craven, Wesley Frank. The Army Air Forces in World War I – Volume 3 and Volume 6. Chicago, Illinois: The University of Chicago, 1951.
Crane, Conrad. Bombs, Cities, & Civilians. Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas Press, 1993.
Crosby, Harry. A Wing and a Prayer. London, England: Robson Books, 1993.
Dallek, Robert. Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy 1932-1945. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Davis, Richard. Carl A. Spaatz and the Air War in Europe. Washington, D.C.: Center for Air Force History, 1993.
Freeman, Roger A. The Mighty Eighth: A History of the U.S. 8th Army Air Force. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1970.
Freeman, Roger A. The Mighty Eighth War Manual. London, England: Cassell & Co., 1984.
Halpert, Sam. A Real Good War. St. Petersburg, Florida: Southern Heritage Press, 1997.
Hansell, Haywood S. The Air Plan That Defeated Hitler. Atlanta, Georgia: Higgins-McArthur/Longino & Porter, Inc., 1972.
Hastings, Max. Bomber Command. New York, NY: The Dial Press/James Wade, 1979.
Grayling, A.C. Among the Dead Cities. New York, NY: Walker Publishing, Company, Inc., 2006.
Lowe, Keith. Inferno: The Fiery Destruction of Hamburg 1943. New York, NY: Scribner, 2007.
Mets, David R. Master of Airpower: General Carl A. Spaatz. Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1988.
Middlebrook, Martin. The Berlin Raids: RAF Bomber Command Winter 1943-1945.
London, England: Viking, 1988.
Miller, Donald L. Masters of the Air: America’s Bomber Boys Who Fought the Air War Against Nazi Germany. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2006.
Miller, Donald. The Story of World War II. New York, NY: Touchstone, 2001.
Overy, Richard J. The Air War 1939-1945. London, England: Europa Publications, 1980.
Overy, Richard J. Why The Allies Won. New York, NY: W.W. Norton & Company, 1995.
Parton, James. “Air Force Spoken Here” General Ira Eaker and the Command of the Air. Bethesda, Maryland: Adler & Adler, 1986.
The United States Strategic Bombing Survey. New York, NY: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1976.
The trial of Charles Julius Guiteau, who assassinated President James A. Garfield, turned into a public battle over the meaning of insanity.
While the U.N. debated strategies for control of atomic energy, the U.S. Navy was preparing for nuclear tests on Bikini Island.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.
The acquittal of the murderers of Chicago teen Emmett Till mobilized the civil rights movement.
From the Revolutionary War to Operation Desert Storm - newly discovered letters read by celebrity actors tell of courage, longing, and sacrifice.
For 21 years, Chicago mayor Richard J. Daley ruled the city, building the Sears Tower and O'Hare Airport.
The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest and bloodiest single battle American soldiers ever fought.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.