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Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - A Different War: Marines in Europe and North Africa, Operation Overlord
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,780. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Shortly after the United States entered World War II, the Allies agreed that the European Theater would have priority in the war over the Pacific Theater. The Marine Corps' war was in the Pacific and all war plans regarding the employment of Marines reflected that.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - From Makin to Bougainville: Marine Raiders in the Pacific War - Weapons and Equipment, Raider Training Center, Enogai, Bairoko, Operation Cleanslate
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,240. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battle of the Marines in Okinawa is recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Major James Roosevelt, weapons and equipment, raider training center, New Georgia, Solomon Sea, Enogai, Bairoko, Operation Cleanslate.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - The Final Campaign: Marines in the Victory on Okinawa, Ryukyuan Islands, Death of Ernie Pyle, Shuri Islands
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battle of the Marines in Okinawa is recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Ryukyuan Islands,Japanese 32nd Army, the death of Ernie Pyle, the Shuri Highlands, Major General Roy Geiger, Pedro del Valle, Lemuel C. Shepherd, Francis Mulcahy, and more.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Condition Red: Marine Defense Battalions in World War II - Pearl Harbor, Wake Island, African-American Defense Battalions, Peleliu, Marianas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Japan, its military leaders confident they could stagger the United States and gain time to seize the oil and other natural resources necessary to dominate the western Pacific, attacked Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, sinking or badly damaging 18 ships, destroying some 200 aircraft, and killing more than 2,300 American servicemen.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Bloody Beaches: The Marines at Peleliu - Battles in the Palau Island Group, Ngesebus, Umurbrogol Pocket, Koror
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,940. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battles of the Marines at Peleliu are recounted in this U.S. Marines history book.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series: The Pacific - Liberation of the Philippines, Shanghai to Corregidor, The Occupation of Japan, Operations in the Northern Solomons - Bataan Death March
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Four important U.S. Marines history books are compiled in this fascinating ebook about operations in the Pacific during World War II, including the Philippines, Japan, and the Solomons. Topics covered include Corregidor, the Bataan Death March, the Occupation of Japan, the Northern Solomons, Treasury Islands, Bougainville, Koromokina, Navajo Code Talkers, Battle of Piva Forks, and more.
Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II - Lakehurst Training Center, Parachute Accidents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II is a brief narrative of the development, deployment, and eventual demise of Marine parachute units during World War II.
Air Force Combat Units of World War II - Traces the Historical Lineage of Each Army Air Corps and U.S. Air Force Combat Group Active in the Second World War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an important and comprehensive historical document traces the lineage of each Army Air Corps and U.S. Air Force combat group or higher organization active in World War II, from its origins to 1956.
U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: Combat Chronology 1941 - 1945 - Comprehensive Information on American Air Power in the Second World War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 330,410. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the chronology is concerned primarily with operations of the US Army Air Forces and its combat units between December 7, 1941 and September 15, 1945.
The United States Strategic Bombing Surveys - European War and Pacific War in World War II, Conventional Bombing and the Atomic Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,260. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this volume contains the Summary Reports (Europe and the Pacific) of the strategic bombing surveys conducted as World War II was coming to a close.
The United States Strategic Bombing Survey: The Effects of Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, June 30, 1946 - Casualties, Radiation Disease, Japanese Decision to Surrender
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,720. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the official U.S. government report on the atomic bombings of Japan which ended World War II and ushered in the atomic age.
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 Power and Maneuver Warfare - Early German Campaigns (von Richthofen), World War II, German 1941 Campaign in Russia, Israel, Soviets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,120. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique volume represents an attempt "to clarify the relationship between air power and maneuver warfare since 1939, a subject that derives its importance from the fact that maneuver warfare has been the Army's official doctrine since the early eighties...[it will help the reader learn] about the past, present, and future of air power on one hand and maneuver warfare on the other."
Kenneth N. Walker: Airpower's Untempered Crusader - World War II Bombardment Advocate, Medal of Honor
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,780. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although the phrase was first voiced by others, Walker became identified with the credo, "The well-organized, well-planned, and well-flown air force attack will constitute an offensive that cannot be stopped."
American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II Diaries - Volume 2 - England, Normandy, Italy, Iwo Jima, Paris and Germany
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,550. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Gen Henry H. “Hap” Arnold, US Army Air Forces (AAF) Chief of Staff during World War II, maintained diaries for his several journeys to various meetings and conferences throughout the conflict. Volume 2 encompasses General Arnold’s final seven journeys and the diaries he kept therein.
American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II Diaries - England, South Pacific, North Africa, Middle East, India, China
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume has richly enhanced General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's reputation as the father of today's United States Air Force. Major General John W. Huston, himself an Army Air Forces combat veteran of the war, has edited each of Arnold's World War II diaries and placed them in their historical context while explaining the problems Hap faced and evaluating the results of his travels.
A Need to Know: The Role of Air Force Reconnaissance in War Planning, 1945-1953 - Radar Principles, World War I and II, Korean War
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
More than a tool of policy makers to gather intelligence, Air Force reconnaissance efforts shaped early Cold War doctrine and war planning. Dr. Farquhar argues that a lack of information on Soviet strategic capabilities dominated the organization, operational planning, and equipment of the postwar Air Force.
Circling the Earth: United States Plans for a Postwar Overseas Military Base System, 1942-1948 - Projecting Military Power after World War II
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,830. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In many ways, the evolution of planning for overseas bases from 1942 through 1948 reflected the growing sophistication and political maturation of American foreign and military policy. In spite of the dismal failure of the League of Nations, early planning focused on basing requirements for an envisioned postwar international police force.
On Celestial Wings: Navigators of the First Global Air Force - First Army Air Corps Navigational Class, Clark Field Attack, Corregidor, B-29 Super Fortress, FDR Presidential Airplane, Bataan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The first Army Air Corps navigational class at Miami University graduated in November 1940. In this book, Colonel Whitcomb follows these first celestial navigators through their World War II trials.
The Eagle's Talons: The American Experience at War - U.S. War History, American Revolution, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, America's Minor Wars
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,240. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Col Dennis M. Drew and Dr. Donald M. Snow have performed a significant service by producing a volume that places the American experience at war in its proper political context. Going further, they have also placed the American experience in a technological context and analyzed how political and technological factors influenced the conduct of American wars.