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Supermarine 4040-United Kingdom 1950's Cold War Era Vertical Take-off & Landing Design Project
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A VTOL design project by the famous English Supermarine (1913-1960) from the 1950s and time of the "cold war" when everyone thought the USSR would destroy military air bases and commercial runways the world over requiring the need for vertical takeoff and landing flying machines of war. The Supermarine 4040 was never built. Digital images for David Myhra by world class digital artist Jozef Gatial.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part Three
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Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Top Secret copy of Operation Neptune task force instructions is reproduced as a facsimile edition in five parts. Part Three contains Gunside Support Plan, Smoke Plan and Air Plan. Of huge interest to all military historians and enthusiasts interested in the naval Channel crossing phase of Operation Overlord. SS Empire Anvil was part of that D-Day armada on June 6, 1944.
Airlift Doctrine - Comprehensive History from pre-World War II, World War II, Vietnam, to the Modern Era, Air Mobility, National Strategy, Airlift at Risk, the Future of Airlift Doctrine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 173,930. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this extremely comprehensive overview of airlift and air mobility, Colonel Miller shows how the worldwide orientation of American foreign policy, the numerous threats to free-world interests, and the speed and complexity of modern warfare have combined with political and resource constraints to produce today's airlift doctrine and force structure.
Peenemunde: The German Experimental Rocket Center and It’s Rocket Missile Assemblies A-1 Through A-12 Part 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,150. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When one hears the noun "Peenemünde" recalled immediately is the "Heeres Versuchsanstalt", Peenemünde or the German Army Ordinance=s experimental rocket missile research center on a peninsula bordering the Baltic Sea in northeast Germany.
Eugen Sanger’s Ramjet Powered Messerschmidt Me 262A-1a & Skoda-Kauba SK P.14-01
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
“I have seen a great deal in my life, but nothing so astounding as the sight and sound of this roaring, flaming D-17Z in a power dive at over 420 mph (675.9 km/h).” Fritz Stamer, famed gliding pilot said after witnessing the flight of the early version of a Sänger ramjet engine operating in open air.
A War of Their Own: Bombers over the Southwest Pacific - World War II Fifth Air Force Air War, General George Kenney, U.S. Army Air Forces (AAF)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Captain Matt Rodman's book is an intriguing study of a moment in history when combat airpower played a key role in achieving victory. He expertly recounts how Fifth Air Force quickly developed new tactics and procedures that "saved the day."
Air-to-Ground Battle for Italy: A World War II Memoir by a P-40 and P-47 Fighter Pilot - Fears, Uncertainties, and Accomplishments of Ordinary Americans at War
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Brig. General Michael C. McCarthy wrote this World War II memoir from his perspective as a fighter pilot who flew two years with one squadron first in the P-40 then P-47.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 9
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized On March 30, 1945, the USAAF captures their first flight-worthy Me 262 A-1a and starts the wheels in motion that leads to Colonel Harold Watson to sending ten Me 262s to New York City. Five were given to the US Navy and five were kept by the USAAF.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part III
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section. This is Part III
Broken Me 262A Jet Fighters-Part 4
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part 4 of 9. Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized, new ones, but all "dead” Messerschmidt Me 262s, found scattered all over the former Nazi Germany at the end of World War II, 8 May 1945. Enjoy this nine part series!
Combat Diary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Combat Diary By Emmett Jackson, Sergeant,18055437 * Combat Engineer * Located and disarmed German mines * Awarded the bronze star * On the front line during the Battle of the Bulge * Crossed the bridge at Remagen while it was still under fire. His story. In his own words. A powerful tail of strength and courage of an American soldier.
The Heinkel AG VTOL "Wespe"
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The trouble with conventional aircraft is that they need runways, long expensive concrete runways so that they can take-off and land. During times of war, the enemy's airports and their hard-surfaced runways make inviting targets.
The Complete Horten Aircraft LIne
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This contains three-view line drawings of every Horten Brothers aircraft designed and/or built between 1931 and 1977.
Oral History of Germans Taken to the USSR with Their Obsolete DFS 346-Part 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an oral history of several dozens of German aviation designers and engineers that were taken to the Soviet Union in October 1946 along with their DFS 346.
Conversations With Walter Horten
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume contains the transcript of one of many conversations the Dr David Myhra had with Walters and Reimar Horten beginning in the summer of 1942. Excerpts of this and other taped conversations have been previously used in five books written by Dr Myhra and published by Schiffer Publishing and the out-of-print Monograph book about the Horten Brothers.
Journey to Southern Chile & the Most Massive Advancing Glacier on Earth Pio XI
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
It has been said that the massive size, height and width of Pio XI glacier in southern Chile, with it’s huge, blunt snout (face), well out front of it’s carved peaks and fjords, remains solely in all the world as one of the most visual places on Earth.
Oral History of Germans Taken To the USSR with Their Obsolete DFS 346-Part 5
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an oral history of several dozens of German aviation designers and engineers that were taken to the Soviet Union in October 1946 along with their DFS 346.
Broken Me 262A Jet Fighters-Part 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Photographs of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized, (even new ones) but "all dead: found scattered all over the former Nazi Germany at war's end-8 May 1945, by David Myhra, PhD. A nine part series.
Heinkel He 176
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Dr Myhra's story of the Heinkel He 176 rocket powered aircraft has been clouded in mystery and incorrect information for many years. Only in the last few years have some of the real facts emerged.
Broken Me 262A Jet Fighters-Part 5
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized, new ones, but all "dead” Messerschmidt Me 262s, found scattered all over the former Nazi Germany at the end of World War II, 8 May 1945. Enjoy this nine part series!