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Comparative Study of KC-135 Operations in Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Allied Force - Historical Perspective on the Development of Air Refueling, Tanker Issues
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This paper examines the operational employment of the KC-135 in three major conflicts. Air refueling is central not only to the tactical operations of a campaign, but the strategic goal of supporting two near simultaneous wars.
Fulcrum of Power: Essays on the United States Air Force and National Security - World War II, Doolittle, Overlord, Kenney, Arnold, Atomic Bomb, Men Who Made the Air Force, B-36, Cold War, Vietnam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,260. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This intriguing USAF book contains thought-provoking essays on the role of the U.S. Air Force in national security issues from World War II through Vietnam to current times.
Aces and Aerial Victories: U.S. Air Force in Southeast Asia 1965-1973 - Detailed History of Vietnam Air War, Dramatic Aerial Combat Tales of Heroes, F-4, F-105, Enemy MIG Fighter Planes, B-52 Gunners
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 124,230. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aces and Aerial Victories is a collection of firsthand accounts by Air Force fighter crews who flew combat missions over North Vietnam between 1965 and 1973.
Forging the Sword: Developing Leaders for the Air Operations Center - Evolution of Airpower Command and Control Concepts, AOC Leadership Development, Developing Airpower Leaders
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,120. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing ebook reproduces an Air Force study which addresses how the USAF can best prepare officers for leadership positions in the Air Operations Center.
The USAF in the Persian Gulf War: Airpower Advantage - Planning the Gulf War Air Campaign 1989-1991, Desert Storm, Schwarzkopf, Colin Powell, Saddam Hussein, Iraq Republican Guard, General Horner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 263,110. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Although a great deal has been written about military operations in Desert Shield and Desert Storm, this deeply researched volume probes the little-known story of how the Gulf War air campaign plan came to fruition.
Building a Strategic Air Force: 1945 through 1953, Cold War Atomic and Nuclear Weapons, Plans for Attacking Russia and the Soviet Union, Bombers, Eisenhower, LeMay, Vandenberg, Berlin Crisis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume concerns the American air force's efforts to build a strategic force. The emphasis is on the leaders, the political context, programs, and forces.
Air Superiority in World War II and Korea - Interviews with Generals, Late 1940s, Korean War, Ultra Secret Intelligence, Field Manual 100-20, Command and Employment of Air Power, July 21, 1943
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The publication of Air Superiority in World War II and Korea is part of a continuing series of historical studies from the Office of Air Force History in support of Project Warrior.
Air Interdiction in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam - Oral Interviews Capturing the Recollections and Insights of Former Air Leaders - Partridge, Smart, Vogt, Sicily, Normandy, France
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 79,300. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This book is the second of a series of group oral interviews focused on major areas of U.S. Air Force operations in the past.
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.
V-22 Osprey Guidebook: Systems Descriptions, Mission Snapshots from Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Haiti, Tactical, Operational, and Strategic Reach, Current and Future Capabilities, Suppliers
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,520. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The V-22 Osprey is the world's first production tiltrotor aircraft. Unlike any aircraft before it, the V-22 successfully blends the vertical flight capabilities of helicopters with the speed, range, altitude, and endurance of fixed-wing transports.
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.
Unmanned Systems Integrated Roadmap FY2013-2038 - Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), Drones, Unmanned Maritime Systems, Technologies, Logistics, Sustainment, Training, International, Foreign Sales
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,730. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Unmanned systems continue to deliver new and enhanced battlefield capabilities to the warfighter. While the demand for unmanned systems continues unabated today, a number of factors will influence unmanned program development in the future.
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.
History of Research in Space Biology and Biodynamics at Air Force Missile Development Center, Holloman AFB, 1946 - 1958 - V-2 Rockets, Balloons, Man-High, Monkeys in Space, Kittinger, Zero Gravity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Here is the fascinating story of the early years of research into the effects of space on biology and the human body, focusing on the famous work at the Holloman Air Force Base Missile Development Center in New Mexico.
Historical and Architectural Overview of Aircraft Hangars of the Reserves and National Guard Installations from World War I through the Cold War - History of Aviation in National Guard, Vietnam
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,120. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The architectural history of military hangars and airfields has been thoroughly documented for the active branches of the military. This Department of Defense Legacy Program report comprises a historic context that explores the history of aviation and hangar development in the Reserves and National Guard.
ULTRA and the Army Air Forces in World War II: An Interview with Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Lewis F. Powell, Jr. - ENIGMA, MAGIC, Codebreaking, Crossbow, Colossus, Intelligence
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 110,370. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
ULTRA and the Army Air Forces in World War II is part of a continuing series of historical volumes produced by the Office of Air Force History in direct support of Project Warrior.
Military Air Refueling: Air Force Air Refueling for Naval Operations, History and Practice; Without Tankers, We Cannot; Flight of the Question Mark, KC-10, KC-135, Vietnam, War on Terror, Spaatz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,080. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two excellent books provide a wealth of history and information about mid-air military aircraft refueling.