Links of Interest


Official web site of the U.S. Department of Defense. Go to About the Department of Defense for information about DOD’s mission, organization, lists of defense agencies, history, and Frequently Asked Questions.

Aviation History

The Aerodrome: Aces and Aircraft of World War I
Includes biographies on the Aces of the First World War, as well as information on the planes they flew and battles they fought.

Air Force
Official site of the U.S. Air Force.

Air Force Historical Research Agency

The AFHRA is the repository for Air Force historical documents. More than 90% of the agency’s pre-1955 holdings are declassified. This valuable collection on U.S. military aviation is accessible on microfilm with copies deposited at NARA.

Air University Library
List of bibliographies on aviation-related topics. Check the Great Warrior Leader/Thinkers webpage for biographical information about famous flyers.

Great Warrior Leaders/Thinkers: Jacqueline Cochran

This bibliography is prepared by Diana Simpson of the Air University Library and contains resources on Women’s Air Force Service Pilots (WASP). Jacqueline Cochran became the director of the WASP in July 1943.

National Museum of the U.S. Air Force
Museum is located at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio.

Tuskegee Airmen
From the Air University Library, a bibliography of the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II
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