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The Air Force Integrates - 1945-1964 - World War II, Freeman Field Mutiny, MacDill Riot, Unbunching, Eisenhower, Little Rock, Kennedy Era and the Civil Rights Act, Travis Riot, Blacks in USAF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 216,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication describes the struggle to desegregate the post-World War II U.S. Army Air Forces and its successor, the U.S. Air Force, and the remarkable advances made during the next two decades to end racial segregation and move towards equality of treatment of Negro airmen.
Strategic Air Command SAC Missile Chronology 1939 - 1988: Full History of SAC Missiles, System Maps, Cold War, Missile Defense, ICBM, IRBM, ALCM, Thor, Atlas, Titan, Snark, Minuteman, MX Peacekeeper
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,580. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This excellent chronology of missile development milestones for the Strategic Air Command (SAC) provides a thorough history of U.S. missile programs, beginning with the first research program in 1939 for the development of rockets for aircraft assisted takeoffs.
The Development of Air Doctrine in the Army Air Arm 1917-1941 - Hap Arnold, Chennault, Douhet, Mitchell, Foulois, Drum Board, Alexander de Seversky, General Eaker, World War I and II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 143,120. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph recounts the development of air doctrine in the Army air arm from 1917 to 1941. It includes concepts, both strategic and tactical, that emerged during World War I and the period following, up to the entry of the United States into World War II.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Instrument Flight for Army Aviators - Field Manual 3-04.240 (FM 1-240) Part 1 - Techniques for Instrument Flying and Air Navigation, Weather, Emergency Operations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is specifically prepared for aviators authorized to fly Army aircraft.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 8
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-32B Special Airlift Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,470. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-32B Operations Procedures * C-32B Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-32B Aircrew Training
Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command - World War II, Australia and Caribbean, Curtis LeMay, General MacArthur
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Swiss Impound 166 Shot Up American USAAF Heavy Bombers & Arrest 1,500 Crew Members Between 1943 & 1945
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force B-2 Spirit Bomber - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,050. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft.
2014 United States Air Force Reserve Handbook - Citizen Airmen, Jackie Cochran, Jimmy Doolittle, Jimmy Stewart, Organizations, Reservist Categories, Disaster Response, Locations, Leadership
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,630. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the latest edition of the official guide to the U.S. Air Force Reserve, with information on current organization, leadership, and components, along with fascinating history including famous members like Jackie Cochran, Jimmy Doolittle, and Jimmy Stewart.
Comprehensive History of U.S. Naval Aviation in World War II - Complete Chronology, Pearl Harbor, Kamikazes, Aircraft, Wake Island, Halsey, Moffett, Zero, Suicide Torpedoes, Fighter Tactics
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 176,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive compilation of Navy history material providing extensive information about the role of Naval aviation in World War II. The first part of the compilation is a full chronology of events in Naval aviation during the war. Thirty-nine unique articles comprise part two, and the third section focuses on aspects of the Pacific theater.
C-5A Galaxy Systems Engineering Case Study - History and Technical Details of the Air Force's Behemoth C-5 Cargo Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 22,050. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the C-5 cargo airplane.
Circling the Earth: United States Plans for a Postwar Overseas Military Base System, 1942-1948 - Projecting Military Power after World War II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,830. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In many ways, the evolution of planning for overseas bases from 1942 through 1948 reflected the growing sophistication and political maturation of American foreign and military policy. In spite of the dismal failure of the League of Nations, early planning focused on basing requirements for an envisioned postwar international police force.
The Evolution of the Cruise Missile - Comprehensive History from the V-1 and V-2 to the Tomahawk and Snark, ALCM, SLCM, GLCM, Sperry Gyroscope, JATO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive history of the origin and development of the cruise missile, one of the most important weapons in the American arsenal. Contents: Chapter 1 - Introduction * Chapter 2 - The Early Years: To 1941 * Chapter 3 - World War 2 * Chapter 4 - Postwar Developments * Chapter 5 - Us Cruise Missiles Revitalized * Chapter 6 - 1977 To The Present * Chapter 7 - Conclusion.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-17 Globemaster III Military Transport Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,850. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-17 Operations Procedures * C-17 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-17 Aircrew Training
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Guide to Services Contingency Planning: Mortuary Affairs, Search And Recovery (S&R) - Air Force Handbook 10-247, Volume 4 - Aircraft Crashes
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,050. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Topics covered include: Search and Rescue (S&R), mishap investigations, safety investigation board (SIB), accident investigation boards, aircraft crashes, case studies, terrain of search area, trajectory impacts.
High Frontier: The U. S. Air Force and the Military Space Program - MOL, Dyna-Soar, Nuclear Detection, Missile Warning, Anti-Satellite, SDI, BMD, Launch Operations, Desert Storm
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This unique Air Force report covers the history of the military space program from the first studies after World War II through the modern era.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 11
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
The Foundations of U.S. Air Doctrine: The Problem of Friction in War - Airpower Strategy, World War II Bomber Offensive Plan, Korea, Douhet, Billy Mitchell, Clausewitzian Doctrine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study revolves around friction, meaning the ubiquitous uncertainties and inescapable difficulties that form the atmosphere of real war. More specifically, it attempts to utilize the Clausewitzian concept of general friction as a basis for assessing — and, if necessary, reshaping — the foundations of US air doctrine.
Conversations With Dr Reimar Horten and His All-wing Designs-Ho 1 to the Ho 229 Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.