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U.S. Naval Air Reserve History- Aviation Cadet Program, World War II, Props to Jets, Squantum, Grenada and Lebanon, Weekend Warriors
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: I. The Beginning * II. Lean Years, The 1920s * III. Gathering Steam, The 1930s * IV. World War II, The Big Test * V. Postwar Activities and Korea, The Reserve Show * VI. 1953-1968: Stability with Transition, Props to Jets * VII. Reorganization and Revitalization in the 1970s * VIII. The 1980s, Present and Future
Pistons to Jets: Diamond Anniversary 75th Year of Naval Aviation, Beginnings, Tactical Jet Missions, Power Projection, Korean War, Vietnam War
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,420. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Engines are the hearts of airplanes. Before the age of powered flight, variations of balloons and gliders challenged the sky and scored some victories.
A History of Sea-Air Aviation: Wings Over The Ocean - Chronicling the History of Sea-Air Flight Operations, Early Aviation History, World War II Naval Aviation, Chanute, Curtiss, Lindbergh
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a unique view of the history of naval aviation, starting with early aviation, up to the late 1970s.
Comprehensive History of U.S. Naval Aviation in World War II - Complete Chronology, Pearl Harbor, Kamikazes, Aircraft, Wake Island, Halsey, Moffett, Zero, Suicide Torpedoes, Fighter Tactics
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 176,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive compilation of Navy history material providing extensive information about the role of Naval aviation in World War II. The first part of the compilation is a full chronology of events in Naval aviation during the war. Thirty-nine unique articles comprise part two, and the third section focuses on aspects of the Pacific theater.
One Man's War - the RAF from 1939-46
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Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 58,280. Language: British English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The experiences of an ordinary country boy joining the RAF in September 1939, at 18, and within months retrieving crashed planes at the Battle of Britain, then the deserts of North Africa, El Alamein, and invading Sicily, Italy, Corsica and France at D-Day of the South, in August 1944. Along the way getting blown up, bombed, burnt and ill.
U.S. Naval Aviation in the Pacific - World War II - Pearl Harbor, Midway, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Tarawa, Toyko, Tactical Effectiveness, Weapons
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important U.S. Navy history about naval aviation in the Pacific during World War II was published in 1947.
A History of U.S. Naval Aviation, 1930 - The Beginning of Aviation, World War Organization, France and the British Isles, Marine Corps Aviation, Lighter-than Air Craft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This informative history of early Naval aviation was prepared in 1930, when memories of the beginning of aviation were still fresh.
The First Flight Across the Atlantic, May 1919 - Curtiss Flying Boat, NC-1, NC-4 Restoration
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,750. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A U.S. Navy crew and aircraft, backed by the entire Navy, won the honor of being the first to make the trip across the Atlantic in May 1919. The story of the NC-4's flight is a proud part of Naval Aviation and American history, retold in this history prepared on the 50th anniversary of the great event.
Naval Aviation in World War I - Official Reference Source, Naval Aircraft, the Flying Bomb, Hewitt and Elmer Sperry, War Against the U-Boat, Navy's First Ace, Training at MIT and Yale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on official sources as well as the recollections of participants, it is authoritatively presented through an interesting combination of official and personal accounts.
Vietnam: Reflections of an Interrogator
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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The Vietnam War as seen through the eyes of a GI who served as a translator/interrogator with Psychological Operations while in Vietnam during the war. The book tells of his experiences and his thoughts on the war.
Anchor of Resolve: A History of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / Fifth Fleet - NAVCENT, Desert Storm, Containing Iraq, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom and the Iraq War, Global War on Terrorism
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,650. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
From the presidency of George Washington through the beginning of the Cold War, Americans have forged and maintained ties with the peoples of the Middle East. These bonds strengthened in 1949 with the establishment of the Middle East Force and a permanent U.S. naval presence in the Arabian Gulf.
Ready Seapower: A History of the U.S. Seventh Fleet - MacArthur's Navy, Korean War, Arabian Gulf to Mount Pinatubo, Terrorists and Pirates
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,280. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Naval History and Heritage Command published this history to enhance our understanding of the pivotal role played by the U.S. Seventh Fleet in the Western Pacific from World War II through 2010.
Saddam's War: An Iraqi Military Perspective of the Iran-Iraq War - Saddam Hussein as Political and Military Leader, Ba'ath Party, Chemical Weapons, WMD, Iranian Strategy, Republican Guard
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,990. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
How did the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime look from the Iraqi perspective? That question triggered the Iraqi Perspectives Project (IPP), sponsored by U.S. Joint Forces Command and the National Intelligence Council.
World War 2 Hitler's paratroopers the Assault on Crete
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 490. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
The Germans were among the first to raise a parachute force and they used them with tactical success in Belgium and Holland at the outbreak of World War II. The isolated island of Crete seemed to be the perfect place to use them in a large scale operation. The British forces were in disarray on Crete, having just escaped a Dunkirk-like evacuation from Greece.
Council of War: A History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 1942-1991 - War in Europe, Atomic Era, H-Bomb Decision, Cold War, Missile Gap, BMD, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Iran Hostage Rescue, Iraq
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 290,420. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The narrative traces the role and influence of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from their creation in 1942 through the end of the Cold War in 1991. It is, first and foremost, a history of events and their impact on national policy. It is also a history of the Joint Chiefs of Staff themselves and their evolving organization.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Liberation: Marines in the Recapture of Guam, Operation Forager, Medal of Honor Recipients, Fonte Ridge, General Cushman, Colt Pistol, War Dogs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,890. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battle of the Marines in the Pacific War to recapture Guam is recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Operation Forager, Medal of Honor recipients, taking of Chonito Ridge, Orote Peninsula, Fonte Ridge, General Robert E. Cushman, Colt .45 pistol, war dogs, General Obata.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Closing In: Marines in the Seizure of Iwo Jima, Mount Suribachi, Kamikaze Pilots, Marine Zippo Tanks, MacArthur and Roosevelt, V Amphibious Corps
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,310. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battles of the Marines in the Pacific War are recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Mount Suribachi, Kamikaze Pilots, Marine Zippo Tanks, MacArthur and Roosevelt, V Amphibious Corps.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Cape Gloucester: The Green Inferno, Major General WIlliam Rupertus, New Britain, Borgen Bay, Volupai-Talasea, LCMs, DUKWs
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,640. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On the early morning of 26 December 1943, Marines poised off the coast of Japanese-held New Britain could barely make out the mile-high bulk of Mount Talawe against a sky growing light with the approach of dawn. Flame billowed from the guns of American and Australian cruisers and destroyers, shattering the early morning calm.
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.