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Bombing for Effect: The Best Use of Airpower in War, Effects-Based Operations (EBO) Air Campaigns, Review of Vietnam Rolling Thunder and Linebacker, Desert Storm, Operation Allied Force
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,980. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Much has been written about effects-based operations (EBO) throughout history, and the concept seems fairly simple on the surface. The leadership sets the objectives, and the military applies force in such a manner as to achieve effects that will allow attainment of those objectives.
A-10s over Kosovo: The Victory of Airpower over a Fielded Army as Told by the Airmen Who Fought in Operation Allied Force - Warthogs in Battle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,420. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
Firsthand accounts of the precedent-setting air campaign over Serbia and Kosovo known as Operation Allied Force (OAF). This event marked a milestone for air-power, as it was, arguably, the first time airpower alone was decisive in achieving victory in combat.
American Airpower Comes of Age: General Henry H. "Hap" Arnold's World War II Diaries - Volume 2 - England, Normandy, Italy, Iwo Jima, Paris and Germany
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 163,550. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Gen Henry H. “Hap” Arnold, US Army Air Forces (AAF) Chief of Staff during World War II, maintained diaries for his several journeys to various meetings and conferences throughout the conflict. Volume 2 encompasses General Arnold’s final seven journeys and the diaries he kept therein.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force KC-10 Extender Aerial Refueling Tanker Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 161,310. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the KC-10 Extender aerial refueling tanker aircraft.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force Aviation Management Instruction - Guidance for Administering Aircrew Flight Management Programs for Flying Unit Commanders and Aircrew Personnel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,520. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This instruction implements AFPD 11-4, Aviation Service. It establishes procedures for managing Air Force flying resources and provides guidance that applies to administering aircrew flight management programs.
Foulois and the U.S. Army Air Corps 1931-1935: Air Mail Fiasco, Chief in Trouble, World War I, Billy Mitchell, Rickenbacker, MacArthur, FDR, Drum Board, B-7, B-9, B-10, B-12, B-17, DC-2, XB-15
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,590. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In this thoroughly researched and lucidly written volume, Lt. Col. John F. Shiner describes the Air Corps' effort to prepare the nation for war; to gain money, aircraft, and, even more important, independence; and to achieve a capability to wage aerial war.
Reflections on Air Force Independence - Transition from the Army Air Forces (AAF), Creation of USAF, Strategic Air Command (SAC), World War II, Atomic Bomb
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,030. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This work makes the pivotal connections between politics and the searing experience of war to explain how and why the USAF was established. The analysis addresses not only technology, bureaucracy, and politics, but also people. The service's founding airmen were more than flyers and technologists; they were, above all, men of faith who believed in what they were doing.
Winged Shield, Winged Sword: A History of the United States Air Force, Volume II, 1950-1997 - Korea, Strategic Air Command, Containing Communism, Vietnam War, Post-Cold War, Modernization
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 247,510. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the milestone official comprehensive history of the United States Air Force with compelling stories about America's airmen and their aircraft. This document, Volume II, picks up the narrative at the Korean War, takes it through the War in Southeast Asia, the Gulf War, to the drawdown following the end of the Cold War.
Cold War Infrastructure for Strategic Air Command (SAC): The Bomber Mission - Hangars, Command Posts, Major Commands, B-36, B-47, and B-52, Sixteen Air Force Bases from Barksdale to Whiteman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of Strategic Air Command (SAC) bomber mission properties addressing the history of flightline real property supporting these missions from 1947 to 1991, with an emphasis on buildings and structures of the 1947 to 1963 period.
2014 Major American Weapons Systems: Report of the Pentagon's Testing Director - Army, Navy, Air Force Programs, F-35, Ballistic Missile Defense, Aegis, Missiles, Submarines, Aircraft Carriers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,630. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report from the Pentagon's Operational Test and Evaluation Director was issued in January 2014 and contains extensive detailed information about over 100 major weapons systems under development by the Department of Defense, Army, Navy, and Air Force - including such consequential systems as the F-35 and BMD.
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Boards for Incidents Involving the TARS Tethered Aerostat Radar System in 2011 and 2012
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,820. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three USAF accident investigation board reports, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, present findings into Class A aerospace mishaps involving the TARS Tethered Aerostat Radar System. The Tethered Aerostat Radar System (TARS) is a program managed by Air Combat Command's Acquisition Management and Integration Center.
RAF Meteor Jet Fighters in World War II - An Operational Log
Price: $23.00 USD. Words: 70,020. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
A comprehensive telling of operational history of the Meteor jet fighter in World War II. Every operational mission, sortie details covered, as is a detailed description of early jet development aircraft and the Meteor F Mk. I and III, with particular emphasis on operational performance of the variants that were employed on operational missions.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 10 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, UAVs, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Theater Missiles, Air Defense
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part Ten includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering UAVs, unmanned aerial vehicles, theater missiles, and air defense.
Comprehensive Guide to Naval Aviation History: United States Naval Aviation 1910 - 1995 - Pioneers, World War II, Korea, Ships, Aircraft, Helicopters, Carriers, Pilot Heroes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The fourth edition of United States Naval Aviation 1910-1995 is a testimony to Naval Aviation's achievements as it prepares to enter the 21st century and its first one hundred years of service. The Naval Historical Center's Aviation History Office has expanded on previous editions to make this chronology the quintessential reference work on Naval Aviation history.
Sack AS 6
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Much has been written about the alleged existence of Nazi flying saucers or disk-shaped flying machines from World War II, however, despite claims of a few would-be obscure former Nazi aviation designers from about mid-1947 and on, there are no original first-hand historical accounts or documents to support these claims.
Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) 1, Air Force Basic Doctrine, Organization, and Command - Airpower, War, Principles and Tenets, Air Force Functions, Commanding and Organizing
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This document is the Air Force's premier statement of warfighting principles and beliefs, updated in late 2011. It is the senior doctrine publication from which all other Air Force doctrine flows.
Horten Ho 18 All-Wing Bomber-Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
Enjoy Dr David Myhra’s exciting next chapter in the “Luftwaffe Project Design Board”, the 2 part book about Reimer Horten’s Ho 18, the world’s first proposed intercontinental bomber!
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Airfield and Flight Operations Procedures - FM 3-04.300 - Combined Arms, Construction, Airfield Operations Battalions (AOBS), Installation Flight Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,010. 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 designed to serve as a doctrinal guide focusing on the primary aspects of airfield procedures in full spectrum operations.
Encyclopedia of American Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) and Cold War Missile Weapons: Development and Operation, Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper - Eight Official Histories
Price: $18.95 USD. Words: 567,000. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight official histories provide the complete story of America's ICBM forces in this massive ebook compilation.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 11 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Manpads, Russian SAM, Countermeasures, Technology Trends
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE). Part 11 includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering air defense including Russian SAM, manpads, countermeasures, and technology trends.