Air Power History

Air Power History chronicles the great campaigns, the leaders, the successes and the failures of air forces in the past. Eyewitness accounts and historical articles will capture your interest, issue after issue. Regular features will keep you up-to-date on new books, museum exhibits and meetings.

Latest issue: Spring 2014

In honor of Air Power History’s 60th year of publication, being celebrated in 2014, the latest issue includes four feature articles highlighting the role of air power during early conflicts – World Wars I and II – all the way to 2001’s Operation Enduring Freedom.

The Spring 2014 edition also delivers the most recent installment of Robert F. Dorr’s “History Mystery” column, nearly two dozen book reviews and a new message from Air Force Historical Foundation President Dale Meyerrose, (Maj. Gen., USAF, ret.)

Featured in this edition:

  • “Ten Seconds to Impact”: The B–52 Air Strike at Bagram, Nov. 12, 2001”
    Forrest L. Marion
  • “Reconnaissance on a Global Scale: SAC Reconnaissance of the 1950s”
    William Cahill
  • “A German Aircraft Downed by Archie”
    Charles H. Bogart
  • "Flying Training: The American Advantage in the Battle for Air
    Superiority against the Luftwaffe"
    Kenneth P. Werrell

Air Force Historical Foundation members can access a full online version of this issue on a dedicated download page.

Read a selection of book reviews from this issue.

Sustaining level members and above receive this great magazine quarterly.