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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.
Will the Bomber Always Get Through? The Air Force and its Reliance on Technology - Norden Bombsight Development, Nuclear Weapons, Vietnam, Success of Stealth, The Future
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study analyses the inherent dangers of relying too heavily, or solely, on one panacea technology to prosecute war strategy at the expense of other, essential capabilities.
Complete Guide to 1999 Operation Allied Force in Kosovo - After Action Report to Congress, Studies, Serbian Atrocities, Milosevic, Balkan Stability, A-10s over Kosovo, Victory of Airpower
Price: $13.99 USD. Words: 394,150. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
Four major ebooks are included in this massive compilation of official reports and studies about the 1999 intervention by NATO and the Clinton Administration in Kosovo known as Operation Allied Force. It provides a complete review of this important event in world history.
Military Studies of Operation Allied Force, the Kosovo Intervention - Religious and Ethnic Warfare, Targeting, Naval Forces, Air Mobility, Clausewitz, Information Operations, Aviation
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 208,310. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » European
This comprehensive ebook presents fourteen unique reports and studies of the 1999 Clinton Administration military intervention in the Kosovo war, known as Operation Allied Force.
Kosovo and Operation Allied Force After-Action Report - Report To Congress, Ending Serbian Atrocities, Slobodan Milosevic, Complete Review of the Campaign
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 52,810. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report, which is forwarded in response to Congressional requirements, provides considerable detail on both the diplomatic background to the Kosovo conflict and to the military and humanitarian relief operations that followed.
To Defend and Deter: The Legacy of the United States Cold War Missile Program - Encyclopedic Coverage of Nike, ABM, ICBM, Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, IRBM History with Comprehensive Details
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,160. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This massive ebook provides encyclopedic coverage of the missile programs of the United States during the Cold War era, with extraordinary details about the headline programs of Nike Ajax, Nike Hercules, ABM, Safeguard, BOMARC, ICBM, Atlas, Titan I and II, Minuteman I, II and III, Jupiter, Thor, and Snark.
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 » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
Winged Shield, Winged Sword: A History of the United States Air Force, Volume I, 1907-1950 - Army Air Forces, Building Air Power, World War II, Building the USAF
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 190,370. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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 I, contains the first 12 chapters and begins with balloons and the earliest heavier-than-air machines. It carries the story through World War II to the establishment of the United States Air Force as a service.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Four, Into the Missile Age 1956-1960 - New Look, Suez and Hungary, Shock of Sputnik, IRBM and ICBM, Satellites
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 496,770. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The range of the volume for the period August 1956-January 1961 is extensive. These were years of great international challenges and enormous technological change that profoundly affected the making of national security policy. The instability of the world manifested itself in all parts of the globe.
Encyclopedia of Military Space Operations at Cape Canaveral: From Early Ballistic Missile Launches in 1953 through Titan, Atlas, Delta, and EELV Launches with Mission Details
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 306,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Combining six excellent titles, this unique ebook encyclopedia provides unprecedented information about military space operations at Cape Canaveral from post-war testing beginning in 1953 through Atlas and Titan launches in 2009.
Delta II & III Space Operations at Cape Canaveral 1989-2009, Origins, Military Missions, Civil Missions, Commercial Missions
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 51,730. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study addresses DELTA II and DELTA III space operations at Cape Canaveral, Florida, from the DELTA II's first launch in 1989 through the DELTA II's most recent launch in late March 2009.
Atlas and Titan Space Operations at the Cape, 1993 - 2006 - Atlas V and Titan IV, Complex 41, EELV Program
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study addresses ATLAS and TITAN programs, ATLAS V facility improvements, and individual missions involving ATLAS and TITAN space launches at Cape Canaveral from 1993 through 2006.
The Cape: Military Space Operations 1971-1992 - USAF Space Programs, Space Shuttle, Titan Rocket, Delta II, Navstar, Atlas/Centaur, Starbird, Red Tigress
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,420. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the companion volume to an earlier work, "The 6555th: Missile and Space Launches Through 1970." It presents the Air Force's space launch operations at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) from the beginning of 1971 through 2 July 1992.
The 6555th Missile and Space Launches Through 1970, Post-War Legacy, Matador, Bomarc, Snark, Navaho, Thor, Atlas and Minuteman Ballistic Missile, Thor, Titan II and Gemini Program
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,940. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The present work is a mosaic of the 6555th's history over the first two decades of its existence. It covers the golden age of Air Force missile and space launch vehicle flight tests at Cape Canaveral, and it ends shortly after the 6555th closed out its last ballistic missile flight test program (the MINUTEMAN III) in 1970.
Evolved Expendable Launch Operations at Cape Canaveral 2002-2009 - EELV Atlas V and Delta IV Rockets, Launch Operations, Commercial, Civil, and Military Space Operations, Complex 41
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study addresses ATLAS V and DELTA IV Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) operations at Cape Canaveral, Florida. It features all the EELV missions launched from the Cape through the end of Calendar Year (CY) 2009.
The U.S. Air Force's First War: Korea 1950-1953 Significant Events - The Korean War, First All-Jet Air Battle, New Weapons Systems, New Tactics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,310. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The chronology points out the relationship of these operations to the land battle, naval operations, and important political and diplomatic events. It also identifies such USAF historical firsts as the first all-jet air battle, the introduction of new weapons systems, and the initiation of tactics, techniques, or procedures that had a major impact on later air operations.
History of the Redstone Missile System - Design, Test, Project Orbiter, Jupiter-C, Explorer, Operation Hardtack, Army Missile Transport Program, Project Mercury
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,140. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This fascinating and informative history of the Army's Redstone missile traces its complex development from the beginning through its use in the Mercury manned space program for NASA.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Use of Army National Guard Aircraft - Transportation and Use Policy, Authorized Travel Categories, Duty Status, Air Categories, Aeromedical
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,620. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Pamphlet summarizes the authorized uses of ARNG aircraft, identifies authorized missions, passengers and flight/flying hour reimbursement requirements and procedures. This Pamphlet explains variations between operational missions, travel, and Public Affairs (PA) support by discussing law, regulation and current Army and NGB/ARNG guidance.
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.
"We Develop Missiles, Not Air!" The Legacy of Early Missile, Rocket, Instrumentation, and Aeromedical Research Development at Holloman Air Force Base, Project Manhigh
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,000. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This report contains an investigation of the history of missile, rocket, instrumentation, and aeromedical research programs conducted at and around Holloman Air Force Base.