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A Need to Know: The Role of Air Force Reconnaissance in War Planning, 1945-1953 - Radar Principles, World War I and II, Korean War
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
More than a tool of policy makers to gather intelligence, Air Force reconnaissance efforts shaped early Cold War doctrine and war planning. Dr. Farquhar argues that a lack of information on Soviet strategic capabilities dominated the organization, operational planning, and equipment of the postwar Air Force.
Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command - World War II, Australia and Caribbean, Curtis LeMay, General MacArthur
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
With Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command, Douglas Cox makes a singular contribution to American airpower biography. George H. Brett certainly reached high rank, and only the most cynical and uninformed observer would judge his career a failure. Yet World War II did not propel him along the same career trajectory of a Curtis LeMay.
The YF-23 So Smooth, Stealthy, Yet So Unwanted
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The YF-23 was an unconventional-looking aircraft, with diamond-shaped wings, a profile with substantial area-ruling to reduce drag at trans-sonic speeds, and an all-moving V-tail.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 9
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized On March 30, 1945, the USAAF captures their first flight-worthy Me 262 A-1a and starts the wheels in motion that leads to Colonel Harold Watson to sending ten Me 262s to New York City. Five were given to the US Navy and five were kept by the USAAF.
7 December 1941: The Air Force Story of the Attack on Pearl Harbor - Day that Will Live in Infamy, Hell in Paradise, Bomber and Fighter Commands, Failed Warning System, Heroic Efforts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,620. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On 7 December 1941, the "Day of Infamy," the United States and its armed forces were plunged into the most costly war in history. The Air Force story of 7 December is told in its entirety for the first time in this fascinating volume.
Focke-Wulf’s Proposed “Ta 283B” 2-Man Twin Ramjet Powered Bomber
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Virtually nothing much is known about Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau's design genius Hans Multhopp's outline for a twin ramjet-powered two man piloted bomber.
Stalingrad: Struggle in the East
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 42,010. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
1941: Germany Invades the Soviet Union…..By 1942, with Russia still in the war, Germany desperately needs oil, so embarks on a fanatic drive south to the Soviet oilfields of the Caucuses and east to an industrial city called Stalingrad. Germans and Soviets fought over the bombed out ruins and charred streets amongst the wider battles on the Russian steppe.
Call Me Joe: The Secret World War II Diary of Nello Camilli
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,500. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Defying US military regulations, Nello Camilli kept a diary throughout almost three years overseas during World War II. There are accounts of the movements of the troops and battles being fought, but we also get a glimpse of a young man's fear, homesickness and humanity. This diary provides an opportunity to see the war through the eyes of a regular enlisted man in his early twenties.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part II Don't Worry Until I Tell You To
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section.
War Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven actions by elements of the US Third and Seventh Armies as they fought the German Army in the fall of 1944 during the advance of the Western Allies across France to the German border, where they would spend the next few months fighting until the spring of 1945. During this time the American Army would learn the hard, bloody lessons of war on the European continent.
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.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part Two
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Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Top Secret copy of Operation Neptune task force instructions is reproduced as a facsimile edition in five parts. Part Two contains the Movement Plan and Attack Landing Plan. Of huge interest to all military historians and enthusiasts interested in the naval Channel crossing phase of Operation Overlord. SS Empire Anvil was part of that D-Day armada on June 6, 1944.
The Eagles of Crete
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Price: $5.54 USD. Words: 73,190. Language: British English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Eagles of Crete is the first book to give an account of the civil war that broke out in parts of Crete shortly after the end of World War II. Based on local newspaper reports and conversations with those who took part, The Eagles of Crete gives an unbiased narrative of the armed conflict and the years spent in hiding by the survivors of the communist forces.
Swiss Impound 166 Shot Up American USAAF Heavy Bombers & Arrest 1,500 Crew Members Between 1943 & 1945
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Enjoy Dr Myhra's ebook about the total of 166 B-17 and B-24 Bombers and 1,327+ crew members, 2 B-25J bombers, 2 P-51B fighters, 2 P-47 fighters and the light observation plane that was interned/imprisoned between 1943 to 1945 in Switzerland.
The Sylt Raid 1940 - Eyewitness World War II series
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An ebook containing eyewitness accounts of the RAF’s first big night raid on Germany. Complete with explanatory text and background on the men and machines involved.
Douglas Bader
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A biography of heroic RAF fighter pilot Douglas Bader who fought throughout the Battle of Britain despite having lost both his legs in an earlier aircraft crash.
Oral History of Germans Taken To the USSR with Their Obsolete DFS 346-Part 4
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an oral history of several dozens of German aviation designers and engineers that were taken to the Soviet Union in October 1946 along with their DFS 346.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - The Final Campaign: Marines in the Victory on Okinawa, Ryukyuan Islands, Death of Ernie Pyle, Shuri Islands
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,130. 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: Ryukyuan Islands,Japanese 32nd Army, the death of Ernie Pyle, the Shuri Highlands, Major General Roy Geiger, Pedro del Valle, Lemuel C. Shepherd, Francis Mulcahy, and more.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part IV The Greatest Generation Goes Home
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section. This is Part IV.
Peenemunde: The German Experimental Rocket Center and It’s Rocket Missile Assemblies A-1 Through A-12 Part 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,150. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
When one hears the noun "Peenemünde" recalled immediately is the "Heeres Versuchsanstalt", Peenemünde or the German Army Ordinance=s experimental rocket missile research center on a peninsula bordering the Baltic Sea in northeast Germany.