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The Evolution of U.S. Strategic Command and Control and Warning, 1945-1972 - Cold War Nuclear Issues, Soviet Threat, Ballistic Missiles, Custody of Atomic Bombs, Command Posts, DEW, BMEWS
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,860. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This report is a fascinating, candid, and comprehensive review of the controversies and complex issues facing U.S. military and civilian leaders in the Cold War era, from decisions about the custody and control of atomic bombs to the arcane world of MAD, DEFCON, BMEWS, and strategic command and control systems.
The Cape: Military Space Operations 1971-1992 - USAF Space Programs, Space Shuttle, Titan Rocket, Delta II, Navstar, Atlas/Centaur, Starbird, Red Tigress
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the companion volume to an earlier work, "The 6555th: Missile and Space Launches Through 1970." It presents the Air Force's space launch operations at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) from the beginning of 1971 through 2 July 1992.
The 6555th Missile and Space Launches Through 1970, Post-War Legacy, Matador, Bomarc, Snark, Navaho, Thor, Atlas and Minuteman Ballistic Missile, Thor, Titan II and Gemini Program
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The present work is a mosaic of the 6555th's history over the first two decades of its existence. It covers the golden age of Air Force missile and space launch vehicle flight tests at Cape Canaveral, and it ends shortly after the 6555th closed out its last ballistic missile flight test program (the MINUTEMAN III) in 1970.
Evolved Expendable Launch Operations at Cape Canaveral 2002-2009 - EELV Atlas V and Delta IV Rockets, Launch Operations, Commercial, Civil, and Military Space Operations, Complex 41
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study addresses ATLAS V and DELTA IV Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) operations at Cape Canaveral, Florida. It features all the EELV missions launched from the Cape through the end of Calendar Year (CY) 2009.
The U.S. Air Force's First War: Korea 1950-1953 Significant Events - The Korean War, First All-Jet Air Battle, New Weapons Systems, New Tactics
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The chronology points out the relationship of these operations to the land battle, naval operations, and important political and diplomatic events. It also identifies such USAF historical firsts as the first all-jet air battle, the introduction of new weapons systems, and the initiation of tactics, techniques, or procedures that had a major impact on later air operations.
Robert E. Lee Fails: Mapping Gettysburg
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Did hubris lead Robert E. Lee astray in the Gettysburg Campaign?
Rearming for the Cold War 1945-1960 - History of Acquisition in the Department of Defense - Nuclear Weapons, Missiles and Rockets, Nuclear Navy, Air Force Bombers, Atomic Army
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 326,440. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume is a history of the acquisition of major weapon systems by the United States armed forces from 1945 to 1960, the decade and a half that spanned the Truman and Eisenhower administrations following World War II.
History of the Redstone Missile System - Design, Test, Project Orbiter, Jupiter-C, Explorer, Operation Hardtack, Army Missile Transport Program, Project Mercury
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative history of the Army's Redstone missile traces its complex development from the beginning through its use in the Mercury manned space program for NASA.
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.
Epic Images of Civil War Battles ~ Changing Views of a War
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Series: Assorted Writings, Book 2. Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 92,730. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art history
American Civil War panoramas (and related large paintings) returned to older, but still popular, European visual traditions to memorialize the War. Prior to the invention of photographic film fast enough to capture a battle, panoramas were the most popular visual exploration of Civil War. This made it a natural medium of visual expression as the country reexamined the War.Illus. NOT included
Adventures Of A Despatch Rider
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,580. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An account of life as a Despatch Rider from letters by William H.L Watson during the first few months of the Great War, from August 1914 to February 1915.
The Last Battle - Letters May 1916 to Dec 1917
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Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 5. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,540. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fifth volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from the end of May 1916 to December 1917. From Bienvilliers to the presentation of his Distinguished Conduct Medal and Commission in the field, to the hell of the Battle of Gommecourt, hospitalisation, further training, heavy shelling resulting in his injury at Leuze Wood and final recuperation at Osborne House, Isle of Wight.
Back to War - Letters Jun 1915 to Oct 1915
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Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,960. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Third Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from the end of May to the end of October 1915. The Letters describe his release from Hospital and journey to London for a quick marriage, to training in Rouen, St Omer and Calais before moving up to the Belgium border and Cassel, Bourgbourg, Bergues, Wormhout and Watten, in preparation for a new excursion to The Front.
Hero at War - Letters Nov 1915 to Apr 1916
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Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Fourth Volume of Letters takes us from November 1915 to the end of April 1916 and plots his journey up to Poperinghe again via Cassel, Bergues, Gezaincourt and Magincourt sur Canche and his rapid promotions to Corporal, Lance Sgt and Sgt, and to the offer of a commission. In mid March the London Gazette published his Citation for gallantry with the award of his Distinguished Conduct Medal.
ایک پوشید ہ ہتھیار کے ذریعہ نجات دُشمن کی حدوں کے پیچھے
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,590. Language: Urdu. Published: June 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
یہ کتاب 1969-1971 کے دوران ویت نام میں ، امریکی آرمی سارجنٹ کی حیثیت سے" دشمن کی حدوں کے
Horror of War - Letters Feb 1915 to May 1915
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Series: An artist's letters from the trenches, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Second Volume of Letters by John Seymour Lindsay takes us from his February 1915 journey to the trenches and the Barricade, injury and recuperation, his return to Ploegsteert and The Front, the horrors of trench and gas warfare, the Battle of St Julien in the Second Battle of Ypres, to his injury and visit to hospital in Rouen. Each vivid letter is accompanied by a full transcription.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Use of Army National Guard Aircraft - Transportation and Use Policy, Authorized Travel Categories, Duty Status, Air Categories, Aeromedical
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,620. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Pamphlet summarizes the authorized uses of ARNG aircraft, identifies authorized missions, passengers and flight/flying hour reimbursement requirements and procedures. This Pamphlet explains variations between operational missions, travel, and Public Affairs (PA) support by discussing law, regulation and current Army and NGB/ARNG guidance.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team Management, CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package Management
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,550. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team Management - This regulation instruction prescribes policies, procedures, and responsibilities governing the employment of National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction - Civil Support Teams (WMD-CSTs) in support of the National Guard homeland security, homeland defense, contingency operations, special events, incident of national significance.
World War 2 Tarawa
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 540. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Tarawa: The Island of Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands was defended by 2,600 well trained Japanese troops. Its Commander, Rear Admiral Shibasaki, boasted that a million Marines could not take Tarawa even if they had a hundred years to do it.
World War 2 The Battle of Midway
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 460. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
MIDWAY: The Battle of Midway is generally considered to be the crucial turning point in the Pacific theater of the Second World War. In a matter of minutes, an apparent Japanese victory turned into a stunning defeat for the forces of Japan, as four of the Emperor’s mightiest aircraft carriers were sunk by a handful of brave U.S. Pilots.