Renewal forms, both PDF (for mail-in) and web store, are now available. Mike O'Neal promises another packed year of content, and is pushing to get all the way back on track. He and his team of Issue Editors are hard att work on the next four issues even as I write. So renew now and ensure you get the next year uninterrupted. It's still a bargain at a base price of $65/year (US 4th Class Mail; don't forget to select the appropriate mail option for your location).
Issue Editor Hannes Tager and Managing Editor Mike O'Neal have released the Autumn 2020 issue of Over the Front to the printer. As is not surprising considering the editor, the articles have a distinctly German slant:
1) Hartmuth Baldamus by Hannes Tager. Issue editor Hanne Tager offers the biography of 18 victory German ace Hartmuth Baldamus.
2) Flieger Psycologie by Hannes Tager. A study of the effects of combat fatigue from the German perspective.
3) Fatal Heatstroke by Rainer Absmeier. Our German correspondent presents a study of the problem of ammunition self-ignition in the Fokker D.VII suffered by the German Luftstreikrafte in the summer of 1918.
4) The Flying Careers of the Saxon Straube Brothers by Hannes Tager. The previously unpublished family photo album provides a unique photo essay of two brothers who both served as pilots in reconnaissance units.
Volumes 21 through 30 are now being sold at a mere $40/volume, or $15/issue for the single issues. So now is the time to fill in some of the gaps in your collection. Some issues are sold out; there's a line through the cover illustration on those and the we are not offering the volume they would be in. Volumes 31-34 are $60 each, with individual issues $20 a copy. Where they are available, Volumes before Volume 21 are $20 each. Single issues are still $15 for issues in those volumes.