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Cordon of Steel: The U.S. Navy and the Cuban Missile Crisis - President John F. Kennedy, Nikita Khrushchev, Admiral Dennison, U-2, Fidel Castro, SS-4 Sandal and SS-5 Skean Soviet Missiles
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,950. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Caribbean & West Indies / Cuba
In the fall of 1962, the United States and the Soviet Union came as close as they ever would to global nuclear war. Hoping to correct what he saw as a strategic imbalance with the United States, Soviet Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev began secretly deploying medium range ballistic missiles (MRBM) and intermediate range ballistic missiles (IRBM) to Fidel Castro's Cuba.
Kite Balloons to Airships: the Navy's Lighter-than-Air Experience - Goodyear, Goodrich, Helium, Airship Disasters, Lakehurst, USS Akron, Macon, Heli-Stat, Aerocrane, ZP-32 and ZP-21
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,860. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph is intended to provide an overview of the Navy's involvement with balloons, airships and their operations, which shows their failures and accomplishments and their contributions to the Navy's mission of guarding the sea lanes of America. It provides an overall look at the history of LTA in the Navy.
U.S. Naval Air Reserve History- Aviation Cadet Program, World War II, Props to Jets, Squantum, Grenada and Lebanon, Weekend Warriors
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: I. The Beginning * II. Lean Years, The 1920s * III. Gathering Steam, The 1930s * IV. World War II, The Big Test * V. Postwar Activities and Korea, The Reserve Show * VI. 1953-1968: Stability with Transition, Props to Jets * VII. Reorganization and Revitalization in the 1970s * VIII. The 1980s, Present and Future
A History of U.S. Naval Aviation, 1930 - The Beginning of Aviation, World War Organization, France and the British Isles, Marine Corps Aviation, Lighter-than Air Craft
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This informative history of early Naval aviation was prepared in 1930, when memories of the beginning of aviation were still fresh.
Naval Aviation in World War I - Official Reference Source, Naval Aircraft, the Flying Bomb, Hewitt and Elmer Sperry, War Against the U-Boat, Navy's First Ace, Training at MIT and Yale
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Based on official sources as well as the recollections of participants, it is authoritatively presented through an interesting combination of official and personal accounts.
Ready Seapower: A History of the U.S. Seventh Fleet - MacArthur's Navy, Korean War, Arabian Gulf to Mount Pinatubo, Terrorists and Pirates
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,280. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Naval History and Heritage Command published this history to enhance our understanding of the pivotal role played by the U.S. Seventh Fleet in the Western Pacific from World War II through 2010.
Sail Away: Journeys of a Merchant Seaman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,780. Language: American English. Published: January 6, 2013 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An officer in the US Merchant Marine from World War II to the Korean War, Jack Beritzhoff sailed from the South Pacific to Casablanca to Kuwait to Liverpool to Pusan... and back. Sail Away follows him from port to port, around the globe to five continents, discovering friendship and heroism (as well as occasional cowardice and deceit), and of course the beautiful girl in every port.
Outward Bound (Merchant Navy post ww2)
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Price: $7.84 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The author describes his first post-war year in the Merchant Navy, on the Liberty Ship Samnesse, with detailed information about the different countries visited and numerous interesting photographs. Outward Bound is the sequel to "Life Aboard a Wartime Liberty Ship" published by Amberley and which received excellent reviews.
Sinking the Bismarck 1941
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Bismarck was the greatest battleship ever to prowl the Atlantic. With her eight 15 inch guns and 30 knots top speed she represented a massive threat to the merchant convoys on which Britain relied for survival in 1941. She had to be destroyed.
Office of Naval Research Naval Science & Technology (S&T) Strategic Plan: Tomorrow's Technologies for Our Warfighters Across All Domains - Military Research, Unmanned Systems, Expeditionary Warfare
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 17,790. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
The Naval Science and Technology (S&T) Strategic Plan describes how the Office of Naval Research (ONR) sponsors scientific research efforts that will enable the future operational concepts of the Navy and the Marine Corps.
The Battle of Pulu Aor (1804)
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A key naval action that confirmed British control of the Indian Ocean and its rich trade at a crucial point in the Napoleonic Wars.
2012 Navy Program Guide: Major Systems, Programs, Ships, Submarines, Aircraft, Carriers, Weapons, Electronics, Sensors, Surface Combatants, Expeditionary Forces, Data Systems - Bonus 2011 Edition
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,930. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This new 2012 Navy Program Guide is an overview of the key systems, programs and initiatives of the U.S. Navy, with detailed information on the status of hundreds of programs for systems ranging from aircraft and ships to weapons and information dominance. As a bonus, this ebook reproduction includes the complete 2011 edition as well.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Navy Planning - Navy Warfare Publication NWP 5-01
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,820. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps / Navy manual is the foundation for Navy planning. It establishes doctrine and puts forward the fundamental principles to guide planning within the framework of service, joint, or multinational operations. It supersedes NWP 5-01(A), Naval Operational Planning.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Leading Marines - Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 6-11
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,700. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual describes a leadership philosophy that reflects our traditional strengths as an institution and attempts to define the very ethos of being a Marine.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Military Police in Support of the MAGTF - Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 3-34.1
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides the doctrinal basis for employment of military police in support of Marine air-ground task force (MAGTF) operations.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Ground Reconnaissance - MCWP 2-15.3 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual establishes doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for Marine Corps ground reconnaissance.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Scouting and Patrolling - Marine Corps Warfighting Publication (MCWP) 3-11.3 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,800. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides the doctrinal foundation and the tactics, techniques, and procedures for scouting and patrolling conducted by Marines from the fire team to the company level.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) The Individual's Guide for Understanding and Surviving Terrorism - Marine Corps Reference Publication (MCRP) 3-02E
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,180. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides guidance to individual Marines (private through general officer) and their dependents on terrorism and its effects. This reference publication gives an overview of terrorism, explains antiterrorism individual protective measures, and what to do if taken hostage.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Martial Arts Close Combat - Marine Corps Reference Publication (MCRP) 3-02B (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,940. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides the tactics, techniques, and procedures of Marine Corps close combat.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Pistol Marksmanship Marine Corps Reference Publication (MCRP) 3-01B
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 78,040. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual provides techniques and procedures for Marine Corps pistol marksmanship.