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Mines Away! The Significance of U.S. Army Air Forces Aerial Minelaying in World War II - Japan's Outer and Inner Zones, AAF Plan and Reality, Operation Starvation Blockade, Navy Subs, Curtis LeMay
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In World War II's Pacific Theater, the U.S. Army Air Forces (AAF) devoted a small percentage of its long-range capability to aerial minelaying against Japanese warships and commerce. Sea mines-explosive underwater devices that damaged, sank, or deterred ships - were weapons that had difficulty gaining the same acceptance as guns, bombs, and torpedoes.
Lt. General Ned Almond, U.S. Army - A Ground Commander's Conflicting View with Airmen over CAS Doctrine and Employment - Close Air Support in World War I, II, Korean War, Command and Control
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study analyzes the historical debate between the United States Army (USA) and United States Air Force over the issue of close air support (CAS). Specifically, this study examines four CAS subissues from World War I through the Korean War: priorities in the employment of airpower, the ownership and apportionment of CAS assets, and the most effective CAS command and control (C2) system.
Fighting with a Conscience: The Effects of an American Sense of Morality on the Evolution of Strategic Bombing Campaigns - World War I and II, European and Pacific Theater, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Air leaders directing bombing campaigns against North Korea, North Vietnam, and Iraq faithfully ascribed to the industrial web theory, attacking similar targets in each conflict in predictable fashion—with bombing methods designed to avoid civilian casualties.
Fifth Air Force Light and Medium Bomber Operations During 1942 and 1943: Building Doctrine and Forces that Triumphed in the World War II Battle of the Bismarck Sea and the Wewak Raid, Skip-Bombing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Fifth Air Force light and medium bomber operations during 1942 and 1943 are textbook examples of doctrinal flexibility and extraordinary innovation. The unprecedented success of both the Battle of the Bismarck Sea and the Wewak Raid illustrate how airpower became the dominant force in the Southwest Pacific.
Who Has the Puck? Strategic Initiative in Modern, Conventional War - World War II Case Studies of Russo-German War of 1941-45, Pacific War, Shifts from Superior Wisdom, Knowledge, Capacity, Technique
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,420. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
What factors lead to shifts in strategic initiative during the conduct of modern, conventional war? The Russo-German War of 1941-45 and the Pacific War of 1941-45 provide the historical evidence for this study.
Jimmy Doolittle: The Commander Behind the Legend - Operational Effectiveness, Tactical and Technical Innovation, Leading the Eighth Air Force, Raid on Tokyo, World War II Air Offensive Against Germany
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, evaluates Jimmy Doolittle's performance as an operational air commander.
When You Get a Job to Do, Do It: The Airpower Leadership of Lt. General William H. Tunner - The Underappreciated Contributions to Airlift, World War II and Cold War, Hump and Berlin Airlift Operations
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent report, professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, examines the underappreciated work of Lt. Gen. William H. Tunner and his contributions to the airlift element of airpower.
No Sense in Dwelling on the Past? The Fate of the U.S. Air Force's German Air Force Monograph Project, 1952-69, World War II von Rohden and Karlsruhe Projects, Bundesluftwaffe, Effects on NATO
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book illustrates the inherent tensions in writing official military history and utilizes the Karlsruhe project as a lens to examine problems plaguing the Air Force during the early Cold War.
Factors in Italian Military Modernization: NATO, European Union, Gendarmerie Force, History of Post-World War II Italy, Social and Political Factors, End of Conscription, Army Reorganization
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,900. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
Current events provide almost daily twists in the nature of the Trans-Atlantic relationship. As a result, European militaries are an attractive subject for analysis of the multiple factors contributing to change in those militaries, and the Italian military is no exception.
The Army's Role in the Air/Sea Battle Concept: A World War II Pacific Theater Case Study - Role of Logistics Bases, Guadalcanal, Saipan, Okinawa, Admiral Nimitz, Solomons, Philippines
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,850. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book uses a case study of World War II Pacific theater logistics and basing to evaluate the Army's role in the air/sea battle concept.
Explosive Accident Summary: World War II - Foundation of Ordnance Safety Program, Log of Major Accidents in Second World War, Plant Disasters, Ship Explosions, Reporting Future
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,930. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a summary of World War II explosive accidents appeared which may be of interest to the field.
A Prototype Air Force JFACC (Joint Force Air Component Commander): General George C. Kenney - Evolution of Air Doctrine Command Organization, Planning for Combat, Grand Strategy, Unity of Effort
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,430. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book discusses General George C. Kenney's role as a prototype JFACC after June 1944.
The Military Strategies of Spruance and Halsey - World War II Battle of Midway, Battle for Leyte Gulf, Philippines, Sibuyan Sea, Surigao Strait, Cape Engano, Samar, Military Strategy Comparisons
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book presents a review, analysis and comparison of the World War Two military strategies of Admiral Raymond A. Spruance at the Battle of Midway, and Admiral William P. Halsey at the Battle Of Leyte Gulf.
Were They Prepared? Escape and Evasion in Western Europe, 1942-1944: World War II Army Air Force Aircrew Training for Successful Rescue and Survival Behind Enemy Lines by Thousands
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,540. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a review of the training and environment for American escape and evasion activity in Western Europe during World War II, with special focus on the period from 1942 to 1944.
Complete Guide to the Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis (CA-35), World War II Attack by Japanese Submarine, 1945, Captain McVay and Hashimoto, Rescue Operations, Survivors, Court Martial Documents
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,860. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book provides a complete account of the tragic sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis near the end of World War II.
Brandishing the Economic Weapon: A Study of United States Economic Warfare Against Japan, 1940 - 1941, Prelude to World War II and Pearl Harbor, Embargo, Naval Blockade Consideration, Freezing Assets
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 67,680. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the role of American economic warfare against Japan prior to the outbreak of World War II.
Repressive States and Insurgencies: Implications for Future Campaigns - Counterinsurgency (COIN) Theories, Werewolf Movement, Werwolf Program, Nazi Waffen SS, Resistance in Soviet Union, Iraq War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,590. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Following the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Coalition forces discovered that the military, security, and intelligence agencies of Iraq were well suited to transition into an insurgency after conventional defensive measures had failed. This paper argues that this is the habitual norm for repressive totalitarian regimes when faced with invasion.
History's Role in Operational Design and Planning: How Germany's Failed Invasion Provides Insight into U.S. and Chinese Perspectives on Anti-Access Area Denial A2AD - China's Strategy and Capabilities
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
The 1940 battle space between Germany and Great Britain provides a different design perspective for the US A2AD problem. Germany's struggles during Operation SEALION provide insight into China's attitude towards strategy, unrestricted warfare, PLAAF and PLAAN A2AD challenges, and ethnic ties with Taiwan.
The Shared Burden - United States-French Coalition Operations in the European Theater of World War II - Southern France to the Defeat of Germany, NORDWIND Offensive, Churchill, Eisenhower, de Gaulle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,510. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » European
The United States military rarely conducts unilateral actions. Normally, it operates with coalition partners. This has been true for over a century and there is little indication that it will change in the future.
The Airpower Tenet of Centralized Control from Organizational and Battle Management Perspectives - World War II, Korean, Vietnam War, Goldwater-Nichols Act and the JFACC, Persian Gulf War
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the airpower tenet of centralized control, which US Air Force doctrine has traditionally upheld as the foundation for organizing, planning, and executing joint air operations.