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21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 1 - Ground Systems - Infantry Weapons, including Russian, Chinese, U.S., German, Marksman, Sniper Rifles
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,660. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world.
The Air Force Handbook - An Illustrated Guide to the Weapon Systems and Equipment of the USAF, Airplanes, Fighter Jets and Bombers, Missiles, Satellites, Bombs, Munitions for Combat in Air and Space
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Force Handbook, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, is a comprehensive reference sourcebook about the systems and equipment of the USAF.
Guide to Air Force Heraldry - Heraldry Through the Ages, Symbols in Emblems, USAF Symbols, Organizational Emblems, Designing An Air Force Emblem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Heraldry as we know it today had its beginning in the early 12th century during the period between the First and Second Crusades.
Naval Aviation Vision: Sea Control, Maritime Security, Power Projection, Deterrence, Humanitarian Assistance, Century of Excellence, Future, Transformation Roadmaps, Forcenet
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
From deployed Marine expeditionary units and aviation combat elements embarked aboard amphibious assault ships conducting expeditionary operations ashore, to Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft embarked aboard aircraft carriers streaming alongside surface combatants as part of carrier groups, Naval Aviation is ideally suited to carry out the national security strategy.
21st Century Essential Guide to the Military Equipment of North Korea: Illustrated Guide to North Korean Weapons including Artillery, Tanks, Airplanes, Armored Vehicles, Helicopters, Ships
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,960. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A superb Department of Defense publication, the Marine Corps Handbook providing an illustrated recognition guide to North Korean weapons.
SHOT DOWN
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 84,640. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
For most, 70 years is a long time ago. World War II fades in importance as each year goes by. Shot Down moves history out of the footnotes into reality, keeping the stories of real people alive as they experience being shot down. You are there, almost holding your breath as Lt. Snyder gets his crew out of his B-17 when bailing out over Nazi occupied Europe.
Women Marines in World War I - Recruiting, Enrollment, Housing, Uniforms, Pay, Assignments to Duty, Drill and Parades, Discipline, Social, Benefits, After the War
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,940. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an informative illustrated history of women in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) during World War One.
Navy Search and Rescue (SAR) Manual - 3-50.1 - Part 1 of 2 - Aviation Maritime, Surface Vessel, Rescue Swimmer, Inland, Equipment, Communications, Medical Procedures, Survival Equipment
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,850. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This heavily illustrated manual contains information for the safe and effective application of search and rescue (SAR) procedures, and the execution of SAR operations.
A History of the Women Marines, 1946-1977 - Legislation, Korean War, Pepper Board, Snell Committee, Recruit and Officer Training, Uniforms, Promotions, Marriage, Motherhood, Husbands
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 155,990. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This informative illustrated history of women in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) covers the period from 1946-1977.
2014: The Future of American Airpower - America's Air Force: a Call to the Future, Agile USAF, Naval Aviation Vision 2014-2025, Air-Sea Battle, ISR, UCLASS, X-47B, F-35, 21st Century Deterrence
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,100. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven critical Air Force and Navy documents outline plans for American airpower and the aviation vision for the future.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Joint Officer Handbook (JOH) Staffing and Action Guide - Business and Professional Skills, Military Knowledge, Lifelong Learning, Useful Support Information
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 144,590. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Joint Officer Handbook (JOH) reflects input from serving action officers and senior leaders with the most current joint information available for managing staff activities.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
New Navy Fighting Machine in the South China Sea - How American Surface Combatants Can Defeat PLAN, People's Republic of China (PRC) Navy, Aegis, Airships, Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USVs)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,660. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The western Pacific is home to many areas of growing contention. In the past, a predominant concern of the U.S. centered upon potential PRC military aggression towards Taiwan. However, speculation over oil and gas reserves embedded in the SCS has increasingly drawn attention to the waters between Vietnam and the Philippines.
Highly Enriched Uranium: Striking a Balance - A Historical Report on the United States Highly Enriched Uranium Production, Acquisition, and Utilization Activities from 1945 through 1996
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 81,260. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In February 1996, the Department of Energy (DOE) commissioned a comprehensive effort to document and declassify the United States inventory and other information needed to present a complete picture of the production, acquisition, and utilization of highly enriched uranium (HEU).
Iraqi Perspectives Project: A View of Operation Iraqi Freedom from Saddam's Senior Leadership - Hussein's Distorted Worldview, Desert Storm, Regime Prepares for War, Baghdad Bob, Final Days
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 120,850. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) overthrew Saddam's regime and opened up one of the world's most secretive governments to outside analysis, presenting a once-in-a-generation opportunity for military leaders and historians to delve deep into the decision-making processes of a former adversary.
Nuclear Navy 1946-1962: History of Navy's Nuclear Propulsion Program - Hyman Rickover, Nimitz, Nautilus, AEC, Nuclear Submarines, Reactors, Atoms for Peace, Thresher, Polaris Missile
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,970. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official AEC-sponsored history of the Naval nuclear propulsion program provides an authoritative account of the historic effort to develop the first atomic powered submarines and carriers under the celebrated leadership of Hyman Rickover.
Atoms for Peace and War 1953-1961: Eisenhower and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Oppenheimer, Debates about Test Ban, Disarmament, Nuclear War, Fallout, Power Reactors, Teller, Clean Bomb
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 345,110. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume, the third in the official history of the Atomic Energy Commission, makes sizable contributions in several areas, including the Eisenhower presidency.
The Battle of Britain: A German Perspective - Luftwaffe, Aircraft Development, History, Concepts, Doctrine, Influence of Spanish Civil War, Luftkriegfuhrung, German Bombers, Douhet
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The German propagandists reveled in the seemingly endless successes of their military. Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Holland, and France had all fallen to the sword. By late summer, few in the world would have disputed that the fate of England could be any different on the eve of what was to become known as the Battle of Britain.
Allied Participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom - Coalition of the Willing for the Iraq War 2003, Force Contributions by Nations, Challengers for Army Planners
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,870. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This short study underscores the significant challenges that U.S. Army planners faced in Iraqi Freedom in integrating a host of different military partners into U.S. operational plans.
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,050. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: 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.