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Well Past Trouble: D-Day Landings - Normandy Battle of Pegasus Bridge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,210. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014 by SDS Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
D-Day landings biopic, based on experiences of the author’s grandfather in 6th Airborne Division. This is the story of the key night-time glider mission preceding the landings, aimed at taking and holding the iconic Pegasus Bridge. Succeed behind enemy lines against overwhelming odds, and British armour will advance on Caen from Sword Beach. Fail, and German armour will wreak havoc on the beaches.
American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II Diaries - England, South Pacific, North Africa, Middle East, India, China
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,890. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume has richly enhanced General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's reputation as the father of today's United States Air Force. Major General John W. Huston, himself an Army Air Forces combat veteran of the war, has edited each of Arnold's World War II diaries and placed them in their historical context while explaining the problems Hap faced and evaluating the results of his travels.
The Strategic Air War Against Germany and Japan: A Memoir - Integrating Strategy, Air Doctrine, Plans, Early Operations, German Electric Power Complex as a Target System
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,150. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book seeks to recount the air experience and development before World War II, to describe the objectives, plans and effects of strategic air warfare in Europe and in the Pacific, and to offer criticism, opinion, and lessons of that great conflict.
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.
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.
The Quest: Haywood Hansell and American Strategic Bombing in World War II - Legendary Airman, Doctrine of Precision Bombing, Incendiary Bombing of Japan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,080. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In his book The Quest: Haywood Hansell and American Strategic Bombing in World War II, Charles Griffith makes a major contribution in detailing the role played by General Hansell from his early days as an instructor at the Air Corps Tactical School to the heady days and nights as a young war planner developing the air war plan used by the United States during World War II.
Airpower and Ground Armies: Essays on the Evolution of Anglo-American Air Doctrine - 1940-43
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 55,170. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
These four independent essays provide a perspective on airpower doctrine development that varies somewhat from the usual view.
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.
The United States Strategic Bombing Survey: The Effects of Atomic Bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, June 30, 1946 - Casualties, Radiation Disease, Japanese Decision to Surrender
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,720. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the official U.S. government report on the atomic bombings of Japan which ended World War II and ushered in the atomic age.
The Eagle's Talons: The American Experience at War - U.S. War History, American Revolution, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, America's Minor Wars
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,240. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Col Dennis M. Drew and Dr. Donald M. Snow have performed a significant service by producing a volume that places the American experience at war in its proper political context. Going further, they have also placed the American experience in a technological context and analyzed how political and technological factors influenced the conduct of American wars.
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.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part III
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: February 12, 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 III
Kenneth N. Walker: Airpower's Untempered Crusader - World War II Bombardment Advocate, Medal of Honor
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,780. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although the phrase was first voiced by others, Walker became identified with the credo, "The well-organized, well-planned, and well-flown air force attack will constitute an offensive that cannot be stopped."
Bombing the European Axis Powers: A Historical Digest of the Combined Bomber Offensive, 1939-1945 - World War II, B-17, B-24, Bombing Germany and Italy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,460. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
At its core this work is a database covering Anglo-American strategic bomber operations against Germany, Italy, and Axis associated or occupied Europe.
Airlift Doctrine - Comprehensive History from pre-World War II, World War II, Vietnam, to the Modern Era, Air Mobility, National Strategy, Airlift at Risk, the Future of Airlift Doctrine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 173,930. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this extremely comprehensive overview of airlift and air mobility, Colonel Miller shows how the worldwide orientation of American foreign policy, the numerous threats to free-world interests, and the speed and complexity of modern warfare have combined with political and resource constraints to produce today's airlift doctrine and force structure.
U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II: Combat Chronology 1941 - 1945 - Comprehensive Information on American Air Power in the Second World War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 330,410. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the chronology is concerned primarily with operations of the US Army Air Forces and its combat units between December 7, 1941 and September 15, 1945.
Pearl Harbor Encyclopedia: December 7, 1941 - Day of Infamy, Japan Plans, Detailed Attack Information, Controversies, FDR and World War II, USS Arizona Memorial, Oral Histories
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 799,670. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Discover the fascinating stories and tragic history of Pearl Harbor - America's Day of Infamy, December 7th, 1941. With over twenty chapters and thousands of pages of text, this unique and comprehensive compilation of official information provides a stunning, richly detailed overview of all aspects of this incredible event.
Air Force Combat Units of World War II - Traces the Historical Lineage of Each Army Air Corps and U.S. Air Force Combat Group Active in the Second World War
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is an important and comprehensive historical document traces the lineage of each Army Air Corps and U.S. Air Force combat group or higher organization active in World War II, from its origins to 1956.
Adaptation to Change: U.S. Army Cavalry Doctrine and Mechanization, 1938-1945 - World War II Armored Force, Corps Reconnaissance
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,940. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines a microcosm of the Army then, one that confronted fundamental change in mechanization, the Cavalry branch. Instead of focusing on the creation of the Armored Force and evolution of tank doctrine, this monograph examines mechanized cavalry doctrine as practiced by reconnaissance groups and squadrons in the European theater.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - Condition Red: Marine Defense Battalions in World War II - Pearl Harbor, Wake Island, African-American Defense Battalions, Peleliu, Marianas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Japan, its military leaders confident they could stagger the United States and gain time to seize the oil and other natural resources necessary to dominate the western Pacific, attacked Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941, sinking or badly damaging 18 ships, destroying some 200 aircraft, and killing more than 2,300 American servicemen.