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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."
20th Century Guide to the Tuskegee Airmen, Air Force Integration, Blacks in the Army Air Forces in World War II, Racial Segregation and Discrimination, African-American Race Relations in the Air Force
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,430. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive five-part history of the Tuskegee Airmen and Air Force integration efforts tells the story of the distinguished air crew and ground crew personnel associated with black flying units of the Army Air Forces (AAF) during World War II, along with extensive military histories documenting Air Force integration and race relations.
Noel Knight - Warrumbungle Warrior in Bomber Command
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,870. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Noel Knight was a grazier from the Warrumbungles, near Coonabarabran NSW Australia. He was 31 when he began his tour with RAF Bomber Command during the hieight of the bombing offensive on Germany in 1943. Noel, a navigator in Lancaster bombers, survived his tour, winning the Distinguished Flying Cross, and returned to his pastoral pursuits. Many others were not so lucky.
Air Power and the Ground War in Vietnam: Ideas and Actions - Counterinsurgency, Air Power Theories, Secret Bombing, Supporting Ground Combat Forces, Gunships, Interservice Differences
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,250. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dr. Mrozek focuses on expectations concerning the impact of airpower on the ground war. He describes some of the actual effects but avoids treatment of some of the most dramatic air actions of the war, such as the bombing of Hanoi. He observes that the application of airpower is influenced by factors far beyond the battlefield.
A-10s over Kosovo: The Victory of Airpower over a Fielded Army as Told by the Airmen Who Fought in Operation Allied Force - Warthogs in Battle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,420. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Firsthand accounts of the precedent-setting air campaign over Serbia and Kosovo known as Operation Allied Force (OAF). This event marked a milestone for air-power, as it was, arguably, the first time airpower alone was decisive in achieving victory in combat.
U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) History: Close Air Support and the Battle for Khe Sanh - Vietnam War, Westmoreland, B-52 Stratofortress, Skyhawk, Phantom, Sea Knight, Spooky, Super Gaggle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,680. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In the 77 days from 20 January to 18 March of 1968, two divisions of the North Vietnamese Army (NVA) surrounded a regiment of U.S. Marines on a mountain plateau in the northwest corner of South Vietnam known as Khe Sanh.
Praetorian STARShip: The Untold Story of the Combat Talon Special Forces Operations - Infiltration, Exfiltration, Surface to Air Recovery System, Fulton Recovery, Iranian Rescue, Vietnam, Desert Storm
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 318,750. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Jerry Thigpen's study on the history of the Combat Talon is the first effort to tell the story of this wonderfully capable machine. This weapons system has performed virtually every imaginable tactical event in the spectrum of conflict and by any measure is the most versatile C-130 derivative ever produced.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Corsairs to Panthers - U.S. Marine Aviation in Korea - Tigercat, F4, Night-Fighter Squadrons, 1st Marine Aircraft, Bell and Sikorsky Helicopters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This exceptional USMC history provides unique information about U.S. Marine aviation in the Korean War, with information about the Vought F4U Corsair, Grumman F7F Tigercat, Douglas F30 Skynight, Marine night-fighter squadrons, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing Leaders, Marine Observation Squadron, Bell and Sikorsky helicopters, major-league baseball player reservists including Ted Williams, and more.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force E-3 AWACS Sentry Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,530. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the E-3 aircraft.
Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor's Journal of the War in Afghanistan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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In 2009, an Army Major deployed a small team of specialists to Afghanistan to identify new technologies needed to fight the war. Braving rockets and IEDs, fighting the Army bureaucracy more than the enemy, this small team worked to improve everything from robots to mine-resistant trucks, boots, and parachutes. This is their story, from the team leader's journal.
Spies of the First World War
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,010. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2013 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The use of spies during war has a very long history, going back to the beginnings of warfare itself. In The Art of War, which is believed to have been written in the sixth century BCE, the Chinese general and military strategist Sun Tzu wrote about the advantages to be gained from knowing your enemy and stressed the importance of cultivating those people who were in a position to spy on them.
The Unprevented War - Why the First World War Was Fought
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by RW Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The First World War was one of the defining events of the 20th century. It was supposed to be the war to end all wars but instead it had disastrous repercussions, some of which are still reverberating today. A direct line can be drawn from the end of the First World War to the rise of Nazi Germany and to the beginning of the Second World War.