Introduction Early Air Forces: 1914-18 Airships: 1914-18 Fighters: 1914-18 Bombers: 1914-18 Aircraft on the Western Front Aircraft Losses: 1918 Upheaval in Europe: 1920 The Inter-War Years Empire of the Air Birth of the Luftwaffe Spanish Civil War: 1936-39 Japanese War in China: 1937-41 Clippers: Long-Range Transport: 1934-39 European Air Forces Blitzkrieg: Poland 1939 Scandinavia: Finland 1939-40 Scandinavia: Denmark and Norway 1940 Invasion of the West: 1940 The Battle of Britain: July-September 1940 Bombing: Britain and Germany: 1940-41 Maritime Air Patrol: 1940-41 The Mediterranean: 1940-42 The Balkans: The Fall of Crete Barbarossa: June 1941 Pearl Harbor: December 1941 Fall of Southeast Asia: 1942 The Battle of the Coral Sea: 1942 The Battle of Midway:1942 The Caucasus and Southern Russia: 1942 Stalingrad: 1942-43 Guadalcanal: 1943 Operation Cartwheel Bombing Germany: 1942-44 Attacks on Berlin: 1944 North Africa and the Mediterranean: 1942-43 Sicily and Southern Italy The Eastern Front: March 1943 Ukraine and The Crimea Carriers in The Pacific Battle of the Philippine Sea: June 1944 The Island-Hopping Campaign Closing the Gap: Patrolling The Atlantic D-Day: The Assault D-Day: The Aftermath Market Garden and Varsity: 1944-45 Southeast-Asia: 1944-45 China: 1941-45 Operation Bagration Special Operations: 1941-45 The End of the Reich Bombing the Home Islands: 1945 Nuclear War Berlin Airlift Korea: 1950-53 The Cold War: 1950-89 The Cuban Missile Crisis: 1962 South-East Asia: 1959-75 Indochina and Vietnam Arab-Israeli Wars Air-to-Air Tactics The Falklands War: April-June 1982 The Gulf War: 1991 Afghanistan: 2006 Index
Over 120 detailed battle maps showing the development of air warfare from 1914 to the present day
Malcolm Swanston has been writing and mapping history for over thirty years, working on subjects ranging from Ancient Rome to Vietnam and beyond. With his son Alexander, he has created maps detailing key events in warfare for a wide range of publications, including The Historical Atlas of World War II. Alexander Swanston has been writing and mapping history for a number of years, working on subjects ranging from Ancient Rome to Vietnam and beyond. With his father Malcolm, he has created maps detailing key events in warfare for a wide range of publications, including The Historical Atlas of World War II.