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Case Studies in the Use of Land-Based Aerial Forces in Maritime Operations, 1939-1990 - Battle of the Atlantic, Arctic Convoys, Dunkirk, Pacific, Repulse Sinking, Falklands War, Cold War, Tanker War
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 201,360. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication examines in detail the development and employment of land-based air power in maritime operations, through a series of case studies spanning a period of more than fifty years.
An Erk's Progress
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A collection of 1940s wartime reminiscences written by an 'erk' (an RAF officer of the lowest rank).
The United States Air Force (USAF) in Southeast Asia: Development and Employment of Fixed-Wing Gunships 1962-1972 - AC-47, AC-130, AC-119, Commando Hunt, Chase Aircraft
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 222,960. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication traces the gunship's history from initial conception in the early 1960s through deployment and operations to the end of American combat involvement in early 1973.
The Enlisted Experience: A Conversation with the Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force - Vivid Account of Military Life from the 1940s to the 1970s, NCOs, World War II, Korea, SAC, Vietnam, Women
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 164,130. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication provides offers a vivid, candid, and highly personal account of military life by four of the first five Chief Master Sergeants of the Air Force.
The First 109 Minutes: 9/11 Attacks and the U.S. Air Force (USAF) - NORAD, The Four Terror Flights, Air Defense Response, Post-Attack, plus Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office Review Book
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,760. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication provides a comprehensive and authoritative review of the 9/11 attacks and the response of the U.S. Air Force.
A Fit, Fighting Force: The Air Force Nursing Services Chronology - Highlights and Turning Points, From World War II and Its Aftermath to the New Century
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,370. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication provides a comprehensive chronology of Air Force Nursing services.
The Flying Tigers: Chennault's American Volunteer Group in China - AVG Success Against Japan, Captain from Louisiana, World War II Era, CAMCO, Curtiss P-40, Hap Arnold, Panda Bears, Boyington
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,750. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication provides a great history of the Flying Tigers.
Foundation of the Force: Air Force Enlisted Personnel Policy 1907-1956 - World War I and II, Doolittle Board, Advertising, Teaching Youth, Recruiting, Military Careers, Training, Specialization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 202,410. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication traces how the service built its enlisted cadre in the key, early years of the service when the Air Force was itself a new and unsettled organization.
Atomic Bomb Saved Japan
Series: Atomic Bomb, 5. Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 14,370. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Author create a new political writings form: a political affair written as a dialogue between a scholar and God, narrates Japanese army to use chemistry and biological weapon during at large-scale WWII, which caused Allies’ retaliation, demonstrates the atomic bomb saved Japan, but it caused nuclear arms and Cold War.
No disparen. Heroicos hechos de los mas temerarios corresponsales de guerra.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,170. Language: Spanish. Published: July 8, 2015 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
El autor pasa aquí revista a nombres que sacudieron la conciencia pública mundial y aún siguen impactando, sin evadir la polémica sobre ética profesional y los límites de la objetividad informativa, analizando el rol de los medios actuales como voceros de una política de Estado.
A Century of Air Power Leadership: Past, Present, and Future - Billy Mitchell, Mason Patrick, Douglas World Cruisers, World War II, Carl Spaatz, Tuskegee Airmen, General Bernard Schriever, Gulf War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 200,670. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication documents a symposium by the George Bush School of Government and Public Service and the Air Force History and Museums Program, which explored aspects of military leadership over the past 100 years.
Phoenix of the Seas
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries
Here is the saga of the Ernestina-Morrissey, official State Ship of Massachusetts. It recounts her remarkable history from Gloucester fishing schooner on the Grand Banks, to expedition vessel to the Arctic under famed navigator Captain Bob Bartlett, to packet ship linking Cape Verdean-Americans with their home island, and finally to seagoing educational vessel.
Constitutional Sound Bites, Volume One
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,110. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » History » American
It seems like daily issues about the US Constitution are in the news. It remains as relevant as when it was adopted. Constitutional Sound Bites gives the reader information about the Constitution in a 21st Century way, to better understand our liberties, our freedoms and to judge the performance of our leaders. This book is great for citizens, parents, students and teachers.
Gunfight at the OK Corral
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,540. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Based on eyewitness accounts and reports in the two local newspapers, this is a concise and informative unbiased account of the tragic incident in 1881, which came to be known as the gunfight at the OK Corral, that ended in a deadly confrontation of firearms near the Old Kinderhook Corral in Tombstone - and the death of three men.
Victims of the Titanic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
A selection of biographical tributes to thirty victims of the Titanic - some survivors and some who lost their lives - but they were all victims! With several detailed, sometimes traumatic, eyewitness accounts.
The Charge of the Light Brigade
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,240. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A graphic account of what is considered to be one of the bravest military actions in the history of war. During the battle of Balaclava in the Crimean War in 1854, Lord Cardigan led the ill-fated British Light Brigade of Cavalry in a forlorn charge against a vastly superior Russian army - and into the annals of military history.
Brits at the Alamo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
More than thirty British-born men gave their lives for the Texas cause during the battle of the Alamo in 1836. This is their story based on all the known eyewitness accounts.
The Defence of Rorke's Drift
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
A graphic account of the action during the battle of Rorke's Drift, when a company of British soldiers held off an army of Zulu warriors to successfully defend a field hospital and stores during the Zulu War of 1879. They fought with such valour that fifteen gallantry medals were awarded to defenders, and the action was made famous by the motion picture 'Zulu!'.
Fiddling with Friends in the 1920s: A Chautauqua Trouper’s Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,160. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Before the Internet, TV or even the mass popularity of radio, performers boarded trains and Model T’s to tour North America, entertaining live audiences on the Chautauqua circuit. Author Ken Weyand captures the life of his mother who, as a young woman, left her small town behind for a great adventure and a chance to get a first-hand look at a changing America in the early 20th Century.
The Historical and the Folklorist Perspectives of the Literary Vampires Emerging
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Are vampire characters portrayed in literary works only products or pigments of imagination generated in the minds of authors and writers of such works? Or, in the alternative, have they been inspired and influenced by the folklore prevalent in various countries regarding the vampire motif? Authenticated historical facts substantiate that some of the more popular vampire protagonists depicted...