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The YF-23 So Smooth, Stealthy, Yet So Unwanted
By David Myhra
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.
The Heinkel He 178-Part 2
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,080. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the history of this magnificent aircraft, pieced together by author David Myhra, PhD from documents and reports long thought nonexistent. Computer artist Jozef Gatial has contributed the colored plates in the middle of this book, to show how the He 178 would have looked in real life.
The Destruction of Hiroshima 1945
By Andrew May
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The destruction of Hiroshima was the first use of an atomic weapon in warfare. It wiped out a city, ended World War II and changed the course of human history.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part Two
By Paul Middleton
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.
Oral History of Germans Taken to the USSR with Their Obsolete DFS 346-Part 1
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 7, 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.
Focke-Wulf’s Proposed “Ta 283B” 2-Man Twin Ramjet Powered Bomber
By David Myhra
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.
The Complete Horten Aircraft LIne
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This contains three-view line drawings of every Horten Brothers aircraft designed and/or built between 1931 and 1977.
Broken Me 262A Jet Fighters-Part 4
By David Myhra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part 4 of 9. Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized, new ones, but all "dead” Messerschmidt Me 262s, found scattered all over the former Nazi Germany at the end of World War II, 8 May 1945. Enjoy this nine part series!
German Ideas From The Mid 1920s, Early 1930s & Secretly During WW2 For A Proposed Space Program
By David Myhra
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 410. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although the Nazi Party put a stop to all public rocket demonstrations and any talk of space travel under penalty of prison and/or death, attached are images of what these men were privately thinking. Absolute fantasy in the late 1920s and 1930s, here are images of what they were thinking. Thanks to Mario Merino for the computer generated digital images.
Ta 283
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 680. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a rare look at a 1946 English translation of Focke-Wulf's proposed twin ramjet powered fighter of 1944 by USAAF T-2 Technical Intelligence, Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part One
By Paul Middleton
Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,780. 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 One contains Billeting of US troops, Task Organisation, Intelligence and Minesweeping Plans. Of huge interest to military historians and enthusiasts interested in the Channel crossing phase of Operation Overlord. SS Empire Anvil was part of the D-Day armada on June 6, 1944.
Supermarine 4040-United Kingdom 1950's Cold War Era Vertical Take-off & Landing Design Project
By David Myhra
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A VTOL design project by the famous English Supermarine (1913-1960) from the 1950s and time of the "cold war" when everyone thought the USSR would destroy military air bases and commercial runways the world over requiring the need for vertical takeoff and landing flying machines of war. The Supermarine 4040 was never built. Digital images for David Myhra by world class digital artist Jozef Gatial.
Swiss Impound 166 Shot Up American USAAF Heavy Bombers & Arrest 1,500 Crew Members Between 1943 & 1945
By David Myhra
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.
Oral History of Germans Taken To the USSR with Their Obsolete DFS 346-Part 5
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 9, 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.
The Heinkel AG VTOL "Wespe"
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The trouble with conventional aircraft is that they need runways, long expensive concrete runways so that they can take-off and land. During times of war, the enemy's airports and their hard-surfaced runways make inviting targets.
Blown Out of the Skies over Nazi Germany-Images of Downed B-17s, B-24's and Other Bombers
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The deadly Rheinmetall-Borsig 88mm anti-aircraft flak cannon throwing explosive shells up to 37,100 feet altitude. By David Myhra PhD.
Journey to Southern Chile & the Most Massive Advancing Glacier on Earth Pio XI
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
It has been said that the massive size, height and width of Pio XI glacier in southern Chile, with it’s huge, blunt snout (face), well out front of it’s carved peaks and fjords, remains solely in all the world as one of the most visual places on Earth.
Conversations With Dr Reimar Horten and His All-wing Designs-Ho 1 to the Ho 229 Part 1
By David Myhra
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In February of 1982, I flew to Buenos Aires then on to Cordoba, Argentina to meet with Dr Reimar Horten, (1915-1994) the designer of a series of sail and powered all wing flying machines. He lived in retirement on a ranch 15 to 20 miles from the small town of Villa General Belgrano.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 11
By David Myhra
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.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 9
By David Myhra
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.