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Operation Ranch Hand: The Air Force and Herbicides in Southeast Asia - 1961-1971 - Agent Orange, C-123, South Vietnam Defoliation Operations, Viet Cong, Crop Destruction, Health Effects, Mekong Delta
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,350. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a detailed history of the Air Force role in Operation Ranch Hand, which saw eighteen million gallons of chemicals sprayed on an estimated twenty percent of South Vietnam's jungles.
The United States Air Force (USAF) in Southeast Asia: Development and Employment of Fixed-Wing Gunships 1962-1972 - AC-47, AC-130, AC-119, Commando Hunt, Chase Aircraft
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 222,960. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication traces the gunship's history from initial conception in the early 1960s through deployment and operations to the end of American combat involvement in early 1973.
Citizen Airmen: A History of the Air Force Reserve, 1946-1994 - Unit Activations, Pay Issues, Mobilization for Korea, Fear of Flying, Berlin Crisis, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Air Refueling
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 312,900. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication presents a thorough history of the Air Force Reserve.
Mad Dog: The Legend and Truth of Jerry Shriver
Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Was he a stark-raving lunatic or a man custom-made for combat, in a conflict that tested any man's sanity?
Guide to Religion and the Military: Chaplains, Command Climate, Freedom of Religious Expression, Christian Evangelicalism, Secular Pluralism, Catholic Church and Vietnam, Catholic Just War Tradition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 281,070. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique compilation of thirteen military documents provides special insight into the role of religion in the military and wars.
Clarifying Relationships Between Objectives, Effects, and End States With Illustrations and Lessons from the Vietnam War - Maxwell Taylor, McNamara, von Clausewitz
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 124,540. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military study examines the roles and relationships of objectives, effects and end states across the strategic and operational levels of war in order to provide greater clarity for campaign planners.
Controlling the Population: A Study of the Civilian Irregular Defense Group - Counterinsurgency, Vietnam, Mobile Strike Forces, Strategic Hamlet Program, Viet Cong, North Vietnamese Army
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 128,460. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military study examines counterinsurgencies and the need to control the local population.
Doc Jackson's Letters Home: A Combat Medic's 1968 Letters from Vietnam
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,160. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Private E-1 Jerome Jackson’s letters, hurriedly handwritten on muddy paper to his mother from jungles and sandbag bunkers, tell the true, first person, contemporary account of a combat medic, rich with the details of how soldiers survived day to day in a life-threatening landscape. They reveal Doc’s rage against the mismanagement of a military fiasco during what Jackson considered a senseless war.
America's Conditional Advantage: Airpower, Counterinsurgency, and the Theory of John Warden - COIN, Airpower, French-Algerian War, Vietnam, Soviet Afghan War, Enemy as a System (EAS)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 145,000. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study is a theoretical and historical exploration of the role and relevance of airpower in counterinsurgency (COIN).
Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,790. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015 by ReAnimus Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Fiction » Literary collections » Letters
The bestselling book and basis for the Emmy award-winning documentary (letters read by Robert DeNiro, Robert Downey Jr., Robin Williams...) — is now available in ebook edition! Dear America allows us to witness the war firsthand through the eyes of the men and women who served in Vietnam in this powerful collection of more than 200 poignant, honest, and very human letters.
Air War over South Vietnam 1968 - 1975: Comprehensive Coverage from the Tet Offensive to the Collapse of South Vietnam, Waging War in South Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, Vietnamization, Mayaguez
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 247,900. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free flowing text ebook reproduces a major historical study from the U.S. Air Force (USAF), Air War over South Vietnam 1968 - 1975.
The Path to War: U.S. Marine Corps Operations in Southeast Asia 1961 to 1965 - Response to Communist Aggression, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, Mao Tse-tung, Advisors to Major Forces
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This narrative chronicles the activities of the U.S. Marine Corps in Southeast Asia from January 1961 to March 1965. The period witnesses increasing Marine Corps involvement in the region as our nation's leaders responded to Communist aggression and sought to protect the United States' national interests.
Fulcrum of Power: Essays on the United States Air Force and National Security - World War II, Doolittle, Overlord, Kenney, Arnold, Atomic Bomb, Men Who Made the Air Force, B-36, Cold War, Vietnam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This intriguing USAF book contains thought-provoking essays on the role of the U.S. Air Force in national security issues from World War II through Vietnam to current times.
Aces and Aerial Victories: U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia 1965-1973 - Detailed History of Vietnam Air War, Dramatic Aerial Combat Tales of Heroes, F-4, F-105, Enemy MIG Fighter Planes, B-52 Gunners
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aces and Aerial Victories is a collection of firsthand accounts by Air Force fighter crews who flew combat missions over North Vietnam between 1965 and 1973.
"Farewell the Tranquil Mind": Security and Stability in the Post-Vietnam Era - American Foreign Policy Shortly After Vietnam
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,800. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Vietnam War has now passed into history. Though the outcome of that war was anything but satisfactory to many Americans, it is probably safe to say that the war's end brought a qualified sense of relief to the broad generality of America's citizenry.
The Making of Operation Dumbo Drop
Price: Free! Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » History » Military
Jim Morris (author of War Story) published his story about the making of the Disney movie, Operation Dumbo Drop, starring Danny Glover and Ray Liotta, about the efforts of the Green Berets in transporting elephants (hence "Dumbo") via helicopter over the Vietnamese jungle while the war was going on. Pretty crazy...and based on a real event! Turns out making the movie was every bit as difficult.
Learning from Our Military History: The United States Army, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and the Potential for Operational Art and Thinking - Petraeus, COIN, Clausewitz, Counterinsurgency
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,270. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
OIF demonstrated the need for operational art and thinking, particularly in commanders of relatively junior rank. After all the effort expended in Iraq, we may ultimately fail in crafting our own military history in OIF in breadth and depth.
Baby Killers
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014 by Antenna Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
War Story author Jim Morris ponders the hated nickname "Baby Killers" given to Vietnam War soldiers, and then explains the extraordinary lengths U.S. soldiers go to in order to avoid civilian casualties, often at the soldiers' own expense.
Rangers Lead the Way: The Vision of General Creighton W. Abrams - The Post-Vietnam Army, The Ranger Battalion since World War II, the Wickham and Sullivan Charters, Lesson Learned
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,360. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This paper will examine the use of the Ranger Battalions to lead the Army through change. The thesis of the paper purports that one of the reasons for the formation of the modern day Ranger Battalions was to provide a change agent for the rest of the Army.
Military Housing and Facilities for American Servicewomen: The Built Environment of Cold War Era Servicewomen - Oveta Culp Hobby, Director of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Providing full military status to women had repercussions for the built environment of the country's military installations, especially as the government mandated a gender-segregated military.