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Wilbur and Orville Wright: Chronology Commemorating the Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of Orville Wright - Engaging History of the Aeronautics Pioneers, including Flight Logs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,670. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this book marks a lasting contribution to the observance of this ultimate aviation milestone.
Toward Independence: The Emergence of the U.S. Air Force 1945-1947 - Organizing for World War II, Postwar Military, Eisenhower and Truman Support Independence, Sherman-Norstad Agreements
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 188,580. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This document describes the political, military, and technological context during 1945-1947 that led to the establishment of the independent United States Air Force. The author emphasizes the interaction of service disputes with Congress.
Warbird Wrath: Battle for the Skies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,150. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014 by Digital Dreams. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Warbird Wrath is the gripping story of some incredible planes and their pilots during the Second World War. The book follows the Battle of Britain and the Air War in Europe as Spitfires, Hurricanes, Messerschmitt and Mustangs twist and turn in the skies over Europe trying to gain the upper hand, so they can chalk up another kill.
Douglas Bader
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,660. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
A biography of heroic RAF fighter pilot Douglas Bader who fought throughout the Battle of Britain despite having lost both his legs in an earlier aircraft crash.
Transformation Dilemma: Air Force Special Operations Command and the Role in the Future of the Air Force and Special Operations - Simulators, CV-22, MC-130, MC-X, AFSOC Simulation Systems
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Using transformation road maps of both organizations as well as current doctrine and force structure, the paper analyzes congruencies and inconsistencies in both plans with reference to organizing, training, and equipping AFSOC forces.
America's Black Air Pioneers, 1900-1939: Hubert Julian, Mary Doughtry, Bessie Coleman, Eugene Jacques Bullard - Aeronautical Exploits of Black Pilots
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,940. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
When the federal government expanded its involvement in civil and military aviation on the eve of World War II, the stage was set for the emergence of a powerful pressure campaign to prohibit racial discrimination in federally-funded aviation training and open the all-white U.S. Army Air Corps to black Americans.
7 December 1941: The Air Force Story of the Attack on Pearl Harbor - Day that Will Live in Infamy, Hell in Paradise, Bomber and Fighter Commands, Failed Warning System, Heroic Efforts
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,620. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
On 7 December 1941, the "Day of Infamy," the United States and its armed forces were plunged into the most costly war in history. The Air Force story of 7 December is told in its entirety for the first time in this fascinating volume.
Chronological History of the Air National Guard and its Antecedents, 1908 - 2007 - From Pioneer Aviators in Biplanes to Responding to the 9/11 Terror Attacks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating chronology provides a unique view of the history of the Air National Guard and its antecedents from 1908 through 2007. It is thoroughly documented and provides detailed information.
Strategic Air Command (SAC) and the Alert Program: A Brief History - Nuclear Weapons Bombers and Tankers, Mid-air Refueling, B-52, Response to Soviet Cold War Threat, Command Post
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated history of the SAC Alert Force documents the efforts of thousands of dedicated aircrews, missileers, maintenance specialists, and support personnel who worked diligently to give the nation a credible deterrent force during the cold war.
Hunter Army Airfield: A History - Savannah Airport, World War II, Cold War, SAC, Wing Rotation to Reflex, Changing Strategies, Materiel Air Transport Service, Vietnam, Confronting Global Jihad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,140. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Corps needed new airbases to accommodate its growth, and in August 1940 selected Hunter Field as a light bomber training base.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Instrument Flight for Army Aviators - Field Manual 3-04.240 (FM 1-240) Part 2 - Techniques for Instrument Flying and Air Navigation, Weather, Emergency Operations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,330. 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.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 12 - Airspace and Air Defense Systems, Improvised Aerial Systems, Upgrades, Countermeasures, Technology
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part Twelve includes the section of Volume Two (Airspace and Air Defense Systems) covering air defense including improvised aerial systems, equipment upgrades, countermeasures, and emerging technology trends.
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.
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.
The Battle of Britain: A German Perspective - Luftwaffe, Aircraft Development, History, Concepts, Doctrine, Influence of Spanish Civil War, Luftkriegfuhrung, German Bombers, Douhet
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 69,710. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The German propagandists reveled in the seemingly endless successes of their military. Poland, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Holland, and France had all fallen to the sword. By late summer, few in the world would have disputed that the fate of England could be any different on the eve of what was to become known as the Battle of Britain.
Strategic Air Warfare: An Interview with Generals Curtis E. LeMay, Leon W. Johnson, David A. Burchinal, and Jack J. Catton - World War II, Strategic Air Command SAC, Korean War, Southeast Asia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 105,370. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Strategic Air Warfare is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
Global Reach Laydown from Desert Shield to Enduring Freedom: A Comparative Analysis - Serbia, War on Terror, Afghanistan, TALCE, Operation Allied Force
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,330. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the evolution of Global Reach Laydown (GRL) from the Gulf War (DESERT SHIELD) through ALLIED FORCE (Kosovo) and ENDURING FREEDOM (Afghanistan).
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.
One Hundred Years of Flight: USAF Chronology of Significant Air and Space Events 1903-2002 - Wright Brothers, World War II, American Military Aviation History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,430. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Commemorating the first century of aviation, this chronology is dedicated to the men and women who gave their lives to advance air and space flight. It includes significant air and space events since the Wright brothers first demonstrated in 1903 that humankind could fly in heavier-than-air machines.