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NA F-51 Mustangs in Korea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Whilst the NA F-86 Sabre jets replaced the F-80 Shooting stars in the US FIS in Korea for the fighter-bomber units it was the upgraded NA F-51 Mustangs that came to the fore.. This is their story.
Lockheed's TR-1 Spyplane
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,060. Language: American English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Sensitive to the U-2 CIA apyplane image when Lockheed re-opened their production lines to build the new tactical reconnaissance version the USAF insisted it should be designed TR.1. but this does not alter the fact its origins lay in the U-2 Dragon Lady this is the story of these high altitude spyplanes..
Korean War 'Aces'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,200. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Until the introduction of the NA F-86 Sabre with the 25th FIS on 2 December 1951 the USAF air force were having a hard time combating the swept wing MiG-15 the Lockheed P-80 Shooting Star proving not up to the job. But the introduction of the Sabre especially the E-model turned the tables and almost all the US 'aces' flew the Sabre. This is their story
Jet Fighters - A History
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,270. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Today's modern jet fighters such as the delta-winged Sukhoi Su-27 Mikoyan MiG-29 Fulcrum, Rafale, Raptor, Eurofighter Typnoon owe their heritage to the German and British technological advancements during WW II and subsequently post-war via the second, third fourth and fitfh generation machines, This is the history and evolution of the jet fighter
Israeli F-15 MiG Killers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,640. Language: American English. Published: December 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In the mid-1980s MDC released details of the operational use of its F-15 Eagle interceptors. The report claimed that since 1983 the f-15 was accredited with 54.5 confirmed ''kills' most of them Soviet-built Mikoyan types and two helicopters plus two Mikoyan MiG-21 probables. It was Friday 10 December when the first 3 F-15A Baz arrived in Israel as a protection against the Mikoyan MiG-25 Foxbat.
Hi-lo-lo-Hi Boeing Strike Eagle night attack
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,480. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Even with the new 5th generation delta-winged stealth planes such as the Boeing Raptor in front-line USAF service the Boeing F-15E Strike Eagle remains an important airplane for the air arms all-weather night attack missions.
Hawker Hunter A Thoroughbred
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Sidney Camm's Hawker Hunter is a classic among combat planes like the same designers WW II Hurricane before it. It was the UK's first indigenous swept-wing design and briefly held the world FIA speed record. Though this particular airplane was specially-prepared version. The definitive fighter was the F.6 that was later upgraded to FGA.9. The Hunter was a prolific export success for Britain
Europe's Super Jumbo the A380
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
EADS Airbus A380 Super Jumbo has its origins in the A3XX which led to the formation of the A3XX Integration Team in October 1993. Now in regular airline route service this book tells the full story of Airbuses challenge to Boeing's 747X Jumbo Jet. As might be expected the launch of the A380 was not without problems the main associated with the airplanes cabling to meet customer requirements
European Rapid Reaction Force
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,980. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In the new millennium the EU decided to forge ahead with the formation of a Rapid Reaction Force as the USA asked for European nations to lighten the burden on the United States and NATO. The book gives the composition of the projected air power of this force and the participating nations contribution by way of equipment and availability. .
Europe on the Brink - When the Iron Curtain Fell
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,080. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
By the end of WW II Stalin had his own aspirations as to European expansion under the Communist regime and following the humiliation and climb down over the Soviets blockade of Berlin it was not long before the Russians withdrew behind the Iron Curtain.
Electronic Warfare
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,010. Language: American English. Published: December 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
By the end of the Vietnam War airborne electronic warfare was prevalent in particular by way of jamming enemy air defences. Since, this particular aspect of air warfare as advanced considerably and most of the world's major air arms have ISTARs airplanes in their fixed and rotary-winged inventory, This book tells the story so far.
British WW I Stratigic Bombers
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Britain deployed its first long-range strategic bombers during 1917 with its Independent Force on the Western Front. This ebook is a history of the surprisingly efficient biplane machines that continued in post-war RAF service for ADGB and overseas 'policing' until the first monoplane machines entered service with Bomber Command in 1937.
Boeing RC-135 'Super Snoopers'
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,420. Language: American English. Published: December 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Boeing RC-135 intelligence Gathering airplanes were introduced during the 1970's and a number of 'Rivet Joint' variants were introduced by the USAF for world-wide ISTAR operations that continue to this day. This is the story of the 'Super Snoopers'
Pearl Harbor and the Midget Submarines
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,610. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
It was the attack on Pearl Harbor that forced America to enter the Second World War. Whilst the story of the attack is well documented what is not so well known is the part played by the Japanese Imperial Navy's midget submarine fleet. This book tells the full story.
F-104 Starfighter - A History
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The Starfighter was the first USAF jet fighter to exceed Mach 2.0 but in fact served only briefly with the US air force but became a prolific export for Lockheed world-wide. albeit the F-104G for the Luftwaffe was nicknamed by pilots wives as the 'Widow Maker'. Nevertheless the F-104 was a prolific air defence fighter capable of carrying nuclear weapons as did the Italian-built AMI F-104ASAM.
Engels AFB Home to the Tu-160 Blackjack
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An overview of the RFAF only long-range strategic bomber, Russia's answer to the B-2 Spirit though the only thing they have in common is in fact the number built. The Tu-160 Blackjack unlike the B-2 jet is a turbo-prop airplane each one of the small Guards Regiment fleet at Engels virtually hand-made.
Lets Kill the Dai Uy (Tiếng Việt cho thuyền trưởng)
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: Vietnamese. Published: November 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This is the Vietnamese version of a hilarious tale of an Air Force combat fighter pilot in Vietnam who goes out on patrol with a special forces team he has supported many times from the air. Seeing the pilot is having a hard time keeping up, one of the Chinese mercenaries called Nungs, says to the team leader, "Let's kill the Dai Uy." Dai Uy is Vietnamese for captain.Read on to see what happened.
C-Cameron: Donald Cameron's Memoirs of World War II in Bomber Command
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Price: Free! Words: 17,640. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
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In 1939, Britain declared war on Germany, and a young Canadian working at the experimental gardens in Craibstone, Scotland, voluntarily enlisted in the Royal Air Force. These are the memoirs of my late grandfather, Don Cameron, Lancaster bomber pilot with RAF Squadron 115 based at Witchford, Cambridgeshire, England. They cover his training, his active service, and his later flying with BOAC.
Kidnapping the Generals: The South's Most-Daring Raid Against the Union Army
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1865, McNeill's Rangers rode into Union-occupied Cumberland, Md., and kidnapped General Benjamin Kelly and General George Crook from their hotel room. This is the story of the planning and daring execution of this raid that became one of the last victories of the Confederacy in the Civil War.
Gladiators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 90,990. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Around 180 CE, in the lavish amphitheatres of the Roman Empire, trained gladiators entertained vast audiences by fighting to the death. Armed with a sword, a lance or a harpoon, the gladiator faced his opponent: a wild animal ready to strike, or a condemned criminal looking to save his own life.