Tag Archive | war birds

Air Superiority in Dollars and Common Sense

In 1940 the Germans were preparing for an invasion of Great Britain. France had been defeated, the British driven from the continent and all that remained was for Germany to cross the channel and finish the job. There was one problem. The problem was in the form of the RAF and the German’s inability, despite […]

Stonewall Jackson’s Grandson was a Fighter Pilot in WW2

I was surprised to find this grave marker around General Thomas (Stonewall) Jackson’s statue and grave marker in Lexington, VA. The inscription is for Stonewall Jackson’s grandson, Thomas Jonathan Jackson Christian (1915-1944) This Jackson served in the Army Air Corp during WW2 and reached the rank of Colonel. He had quite the career which you […]