Ian's first Featured Article in almost a year, focusing on a Duntroon graduate who joined the RAAF in 1928, became a top aerobatics pilot, led a fighter wing into combat during World War II at the age of 37, and twice missed out on becoming Chief of the Air Staff before his retirement in 1962.
Inglis was a British civil engineer who developed an innovative bridge design while serving in the British Army during World War I and later became a senior academic at the University of Cambridge. We understand this to be the first Featured Article on a civil engineer.
Part of Sturmvogel's long-running series of warship articles, covering the careers of an ill-fated class of three Italian battleships. One was destroyed by a magazine explosion in 1916 and another badly damaged during the British raid on Taranto in 1940; the surviving ship was transferred to the Soviet Navy following Italy's surrender in 1943 and sank in 1955 after being struck by a mine in her home port.
Henry I was the ruler of England from 1100 to 1135 and fought several wars during his lengthy time on the throne. He was a stern ruler, and a recent historian has described Henry as being "in many respects highly unpleasant".
One of the largest and most powerful battleships ever built, Musashi was sunk by American aircraft during the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944. Co-nominator Sturmvogel took the article through A-Class four years ago, but teamed up with Dank to "thoroughly overhaul" it prior to FAC.
Covering the Australian-specific variant of the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk, this article discusses the features of the type's design and their service with the Royal Australian Navy and Royal New Zealand Air Force.
Another in Hawkeye's series on commanders in the South West Pacific Area of World War II, this is the story of a German immigrant who became the first man to rise from private to four-star general in the United States Army.
Another of Hawkeye's articles on the project to develop the first nuclear weapons, this list provides a detailed timeline of the key developments in the history of the Manhattan Project and its related organisations.
This innovative article covers the service of the future Rhodesian prime minister as a fighter pilot in the Royal Air Force during World War II. In the nomination statement Cliftonian noted that "knowing about his wartime experiences helps one to fully understand his mindset as Rhodesian prime minister during the 1960s and 1970s".
Ian continued his series of articles on Royal Australian Air Force wings during June. This article covers the history of a wing which operated fighter aircraft during World War II and the Cold War, and is now responsible for training pilots to operate fast jet aircraft.
The second of Ian's three new A-class articles for June, this article describes a RAAF wing which began life in the army support role during World War II and is now responsible for VIP and medium-range transport operations.
Another of Parsecboy's fine article on battleships, this article covers the short history of the only battleship to be lost during the Battle of Jutland. Tragically, her entire crew of 839 officers and enlisted men died in the battle.
In the nomination statement Hawkeye noted that this is "another Polish ACR". It is also one of many high-quality recent articles on the development of nuclear weapons and Deer*lake's first A-class article.
Malone was a New Zealand Army officer who was killed leading his battalion during the famous Battle of Chunuk Bair in 1915. This is the most recent in Zawed's series of high quality articles on New Zealand Army officers of the world wars.
Another innovative article, this article discusses the 683.4 square kilometres of minefields which were laid in Croatia during the Croatian War of Independence. As of April 2013 a total of 509 people had been killed and 1,466 injured by these land mines.
Another of MisterBee1966's long running series of articles, this article provides a comprehensive list of all the people awarded the German Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross whose last name begins with "R"
Kościuszko is a national hero of Poland, Belarus, Lithuania and the United States as a result of his roles in the Polish uprising against Russia and in the American Revolution. The tallest mountain in Australia was also named in his honour. In the nomination statement, Piotrus noted that the article is "probably the most high visibility of my recent milhist projects"
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