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'Cold War Delta Prototypes' is the fascinating history of how the radical delta-wing became the design of choice for early British and American high-performance jets, and of the role legendary aircraft like the Fairey Delta series played in its development. On the blog today, author Tony Buttler gives a brief overview of his fantastic new release. Continue Reading

In Cold War Skies

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On the blog today, Mike Napier shares the importance of the Cold War to him and gives a brief overview of his latest Osprey title, 'In Cold War Skies'. Continue Reading

Sunday Photo - The 1960 U-2 Incident

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On 1 May 1960 a U-2 spy plane was shot down while in Soviet airspace. The pilot, Francis Gary Powers, was on an aerial reconnaissance mission when he was hit by a surface-to-air missile. He managed to parachute to safety but soon found himself in Soviet hands...Continue Reading

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