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US Navy Fleet Fighters over SE Asia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,530. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When the USN deployed its Fleet Fighters to south-east Asia it had barely recovered from its experiences with the Cutlass probably one of the worst naval combat planes of all time. Nonetheless the shortage of naval combat plane at the time and the need to stay ahead of the game against the MiGs and SAM threats a number of thoroughbreds emerged both for the Navy and the Marines to help end the war
Mission Abandoned: A Corporate News Blackout, A Life Intersected
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,400. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
The 2003-2004 journey of Maureen A. Griswold, former Army nurse, former journalist, and sister of a Vietnam War casualty, with corporate and independent U.S. news media regarding the virtually blacked-out story of George W. Bush's own wartime AWOL/desertion. Stark revelations, ironies, and lessons about journalism, U.S. news media, and war emerge and inform.
Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time: The Email Counterstory to the Bush AWOL Blackout
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,250. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
October 2003, former journalist, sister of a Vietnam War casualty, and former Army nurse, Maureen A. Griswold's online exposé of George W. Bush's military record garnered a huge response. Responses to her articles about Bush's wartime AWOL/desertion in Can't Fool All of the People All of the Time is a compelling experience and illumination about U.S. journalism in wartime.
Hell Hath No Fury
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,860. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
An extraordinary group of women embark on an extraordinary journey. They confront bias, ridicule and death. They stand fast and roar, "We will not go quietly into the night." Their skill, bravery and dedication change the course of military history. Their right to fight is on the line as they stand toe to toe with their enemies. Equality, like freedom, is won with their blood and sacrifice.
Intercourse, Brief Interchanges of A Varying Nature
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
In her short parody Intercourse, Brief Interchanges of A Varying Nature, Ida Tornovski explores dictionary definitions of the image-inducing word, as the teenager Fata Morgana morphs from a shy and pimply cygnet into a nubile swan.
One Star-Spangled Night
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,210. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Navy Chaplain Lieutenant Lindsey Alexander is not as naive as world-weary Aircraft Carrier Captain Doug Reese believes. When the Top Gun is ordered into counseling, the junior officer is the only thing standing between him and his losing command of his ship.
Training to Fight: Training and Education During the Cold War - Pentomic Era, Korean War, Vietnam War, Top Gun Miramar, Coverage of Training Facilities Listed by State
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book provides a contextual foundation for the documentation and, in some cases, preservation of the hundreds of Cold War-era military training and education facilities within the United States.
MiGs Over Nevada
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Price: $9.50 USD. Words: 72,960. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Acoustics & Sound
An Area 51 veteran's account of the exploitation of Soviet MiG aircraft at Area 51 that reversed the dismal kill ratio of American air crews in the Vietnam War and was the genesis of the Navy Top Gun Weapons School, the Air Force Red Flag exercises, the Red Hats, and the Red Eagle MiG squadron based in Nevada. The author was a member of the secret Special Projects team at the CIA Area 51 facility.