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Foulois and the U.S. Army Air Corps 1931-1935: Air Mail Fiasco, Chief in Trouble, World War I, Billy Mitchell, Rickenbacker, MacArthur, FDR, Drum Board, B-7, B-9, B-10, B-12, B-17, DC-2, XB-15
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,590. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this thoroughly researched and lucidly written volume, Lt. Col. John F. Shiner describes the Air Corps' effort to prepare the nation for war; to gain money, aircraft, and, even more important, independence; and to achieve a capability to wage aerial war.
Within Limits: The U.S. Air Force and the Korean War - MiG Alley, Douglas MacArthur, Chinese Intervention, Syngman Rhee, Fifth Air Force, F-80, B-29, Buzz Aldrin
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,560. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the story of the U.S. Air Force's role in the Korean War. Despite American success in preventing the conquest of South Korea by communist North Korea, the Korean War of 1950-1953 did not satisfy Americans who expected the kind of total victory they had experienced in World War II.
Sukhoi Aircraft's 1963 Proposed Jet VTOL Design The Stunningly Modern
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the early 1960s, Sukhoi’s OKB “skunk works” had a very capable aviation designer, highly interested in vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) flying machines. This is the story of the modern VTOL that almost was!
Typhoon IB Combat Log - Dieppe - August 1942
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Price: $3.90 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: British English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
RAF’s Hawker Typhoon IA/B fighter aircraft operating with the Duxford Typhoon Wing, consisting of No.56, 266 and 609 Squadrons, during Operation Jubilee (the combined operations raid on Dieppe) on 19 August 1942.
German Ideas From The Mid 1920s, Early 1930s & Secretly During WW2 For A Proposed Space Program
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although the Nazi Party put a stop to all public rocket demonstrations and any talk of space travel under penalty of prison and/or death, attached are images of what these men were privately thinking. Absolute fantasy in the late 1920s and 1930s, here are images of what they were thinking. Thanks to Mario Merino for the computer generated digital images.
The Chinese Air Force: Evolving Concepts, Roles, and Capabilities - Hypersonic Vehicle Technology, Aircraft, Reverse Engineering, Threat to Taiwan, PLAAF Air Force Leaders, Airpower
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,800. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This vital report from a distinguished international group of experts on airpower, military affairs, and the People's Republic of China PRC - Taiwan relationship examines the present state and future prospects of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF).
2014 Major American Weapons Systems: Report of the Pentagon's Testing Director - Army, Navy, Air Force Programs, F-35, Ballistic Missile Defense, Aegis, Missiles, Submarines, Aircraft Carriers
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,630. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report from the Pentagon's Operational Test and Evaluation Director was issued in January 2014 and contains extensive detailed information about over 100 major weapons systems under development by the Department of Defense, Army, Navy, and Air Force - including such consequential systems as the F-35 and BMD.
Spyplane: Top Secret Cold War Aircraft
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Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 27,170. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Using recently declassified information on the U-2, SR-71 and A12, Spyplane gives a detailed account from the ground and in the air on these great aircraft. Strap yourself into the seat of a U-2 or an SR-71 and get a cockpit view of what it is like to be 70,000 feet high being able easily see the curvature of the earth. Alone and in the immense cold for several hours trying to evade detection.
The Heinkel He 178-Part 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
Underground Factories in Germany Part 2
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a declassified report that was done by combined intelligence reports compiled by the Allies during World War 2.
Underground Factories in Germany Part 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a declassified report that was done by combined intelligence reports compiled by the Allies during World War 2. This ebook is converted from microfilm and is of poor quality, although over 90% legible and includes photographs taken from the site. .
German Aircraft: New and Projected Types Part 3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a report generated by First Leutenant J.L.Newton, in January 1946, report No. 2383 of the new and projected German aircraft of the era, including descriptions, diagrams, and specifications
The YF-23 So Smooth, Stealthy, Yet So Unwanted
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The YF-23 was an unconventional-looking aircraft, with diamond-shaped wings, a profile with substantial area-ruling to reduce drag at trans-sonic speeds, and an all-moving V-tail.
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.
Avrocar VZ-9-AW
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Canada's circular winged 3-jet powered saucer prototype
Focke-Wulf’s Proposed “Ta 283B” 2-Man Twin Ramjet Powered Bomber
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Virtually nothing much is known about Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau's design genius Hans Multhopp's outline for a twin ramjet-powered two man piloted bomber.
Ta 283
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a rare look at a 1946 English translation of Focke-Wulf's proposed twin ramjet powered fighter of 1944 by USAAF T-2 Technical Intelligence, Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio
Swiss Impound 166 Shot Up American USAAF Heavy Bombers & Arrest 1,500 Crew Members Between 1943 & 1945
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Enjoy Dr Myhra's ebook about the total of 166 B-17 and B-24 Bombers and 1,327+ crew members, 2 B-25J bombers, 2 P-51B fighters, 2 P-47 fighters and the light observation plane that was interned/imprisoned between 1943 to 1945 in Switzerland.
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.
Sack AS 6
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Much has been written about the alleged existence of Nazi flying saucers or disk-shaped flying machines from World War II, however, despite claims of a few would-be obscure former Nazi aviation designers from about mid-1947 and on, there are no original first-hand historical accounts or documents to support these claims.