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Cessna O-1 Bird Dogs in Vietnam
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,320. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Seat-of-the pants flying of the Cessna O-1 Bird Dog in Vietnam on essential FAC and reconnaissance missions
Vought RF-8 Crusader
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1962 the men of VFP-63 flying the Vought RF-8A Crusader over cuba were convinced the USA was on the brink of a nuclear war with the USSR, fortunately they were wrong but 12 moths later they were flying their Vought F8 fighter derivatives over Vietnam to real target in the war in south-east Asia.
Taisteluni kultaiset vuodet, Hitlerin pöytäpuheita 1941 - 1942 Martin Bormannin kirjaamina
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,310. Language: Finnish. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Adolf Hitlerin pöytäpuheita vuosilta 1941- 1942. Mukaan on otettu suomalaisia lukijoita kiinnostavia ajatuksia Hitlerin yksityisistä pöytäkeskusteluista. Näissä käsitellään aatteellisten asioiden ohella myös Hitlerin valtaannousua ja sen aikaisia "taistelun kultaisia vuosia".
Sikorsky Super Jolly SAR ops
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,820. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The Sikorsky CH-53 Stallion family started its career in Vietnam taking part in many hundreds of rescue missions large and small, flying the HH-53C SAR Super Jolly and its special operations successor the MH-53J Enhanced Pave Low II is also detailed.
Boeing B-29 Superfortress
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: American English. Published: February 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Overview of america;s WW II 'super bomber' that ended the Pacific War in September 1945.
Defenders of Rorke's Drift: A Collection of Tributes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,500. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A selection of biographical tributes to 26 men who helped to successfully defend the isolated hospital and depot at Rorke's Drift, against a large army of warriors during the Zulu War of 1879, but did not receive gallantry medals for their bravery. With the official report of the commanding officer and a useful bibliography for further reading.
US Fighter-Bombers - A History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Ground-attack fighter-bombers came to the fore during the Vietnam War and since the US air arms have struggled hard to keep abreast of this capability with often limited choices of airplanes available and having to decide should it be a fast or slow mover - this is a history of this interesting and on-going connumdrum
US Army OH-6 Cayrse ops in Vietnam
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,630. Language: American English. Published: February 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Among the most dangerous jobs of the US Army Air Calvary is to fly observation missions in support of the attack helicopters, this book tells the story of a Hughes OH-6 Loach in the Vietnam War.
Britain's FAWs
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
At the end of WW II RAF Fighter Command was well situated with radar-equipped DH Mosquito Mk.30 night-fighters but within a few years its inventory of aircraft had reduced from 600 or more to just 60 with interim AW Night Fighter Meteors and it was not until the Gloster Javelin FAW 7 that Fighter Command had a creditable FAW. The last of the indigenous FAW the missile-equipped Mk.9.
BAC F-6 Lightning
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In the United States on the Warbirds circuit it is the NA P-51 Mustang that is referred to as the 'Cadillac of the Skies', in the UK in front-line service it was the BAC F-6 Lightning that earned a similar accolade 'The Sportscar of the Skies'. This is the story of one of the last Operational F-6 Lighting pilots flying the supersonic F-6 on UK air defense duties and QRA.
F-4 Phantoms over Vietnam
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,620. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This book describes Operation Bolo led by Colonel Okd USAF Rtd. an offensive fighter sweep based on earlier Republic F-105 operations, that resulted in Old's FW destroying at least seven MiGs.
Flying the Lightning Supersonic Interceptor
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Squadron Leader Tony Paxton of No.19 Squadron based at RAF Gutersloh Germany was one of the first. Lightning pilots and describes those gays when the Lightning was the first line of air defense both in the UK and on NATO's front line.
The Irreversible Life of Mann
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,780. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2014 by Second Wind Publishing, LLC. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Ripe with irony, humor and realism, Odell Myer’s novel of young men called away to war simultaneously grips and embraces readers. Drawn into the narrative, readers soar and triumph—and crash and burn with the characters. His story has an astonishing ability to transport his listeners back to that period of time when very young people, through sacrifice and heroism, set the future course of history
Bell OH-58 Kiowa Combat Scout
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,830. Language: American English. Published: January 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The Bell OH-58A Kiowa Scout has its origins in the Vietnam war, when it was derived from the Bell 206 Jetranger, since then it has been upgraded to OH-58D with mast-head electronics and remains in use with the US Army. Fly the US Army scout mission.
Canberra vs Vantour
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An comparative overview of the British Canberra and the French Vautour post-WW II medium-bombers
Canberra vs Vautour
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The British Canberra and French Vautour were both early post-WW II medium jet bombers but the French airplane was less successful though technically it was more advanced than its British counterpart that was built in considerable numbers to serve with many air arms world-wide including the USAF in Vietnam.
Chopper Warriors - Kicking The Hornet's Nest
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,240. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Bill Peterson's book, Missions Of Fire And Mercy, is filled with thrilling and technically accurate day-to-day descriptions of his tour and experiences as a crew chief in Viet Nam. he is a gifted storyteller who writes no "fluff copy". his attention to detail is outstanding, and in the end he is able to make a great page turning story, guaranteed to be a historic account from the warrior's eyes.
Saunders-Roe jet flying=boat
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: American English. Published: January 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In the early 1940's the British air ministry issued a specification for a jet flying-boat intended for use in the Pacific theater of operations for high-altitude coastal missions during the planned Allied 'island hopping'campaign. But the war ended before the aircraft had completed flight trials. The design was resurrected during the Korean War but ahain Saro was unable to sell the jet flying-boat
Lockheed's Blackbirds
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,230. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Collectively the U-2 and its derivatives the A-12 SR-71 F-117 and Aurora were highly secret projects developed at Lockheeds 'Skunk Works' by Clarence 'Kelly' Johnson and all except the Aurora entered front-line service with the USAF, the CIA and or NASA. This the story of Lockheeds 'Black Sisters'.
F-16 Jersey Devils
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,550. Language: American English. Published: January 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A pilot of the 'Jersey Devils' the 177th Fighter Interceptor Group New Jerasey ANG describes flying the F-16 Fighting Falcon in the vital and demanding air defense intercept role and compares the F-16 Falcon to the units previous mount, the Convair f-106 Delta Dart.