Nonfiction » History » War

The Attack on London - September 1940
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,210. Language: American English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The 'Battle of Britain' in the summer of 1940 was the first military campaign ever to be fought against opposing air forces - the RAF and the Luftwaffe. This book deals specifically with the month of September when against all the odds, RAF Fighter Command stifled the Luftwaffe's attempt to bomb London into submission. A Tribute to RAF Fighter Command and AVM Parks and his staff.
New Millennium Fighters
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
This book complements the stealth books by this author on smashwords.com. giving an overview of all the coalitions operational non-stealth combat airplanes in front-line service the 21st Century..
Her Private We: The Middle Parts of Fortune: Somme and Ancre, 1916
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,110. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013 by Matthew Lynn. Category: Fiction » Literature » War
“The finest and noblest book of men at war” Ernest Hemingway The classic novel of the Great War, set during the battle of the Somme. Her Privates We follows the story of Private Bourne, an ordinary soldier dealing with extraordinary circumstances. Readers of both military history, and literary fiction, will continue to be haunted by its prose and insights.
Stealth
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,670. Language: American English. Published: December 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
An accompanying volume to previous stealth publications this book deals specifically with the origins and technological development of stealth as featured in today's front-line combat aircraft. See Steath Planes by this author aviationbuff on smashwords.com
Gulf War 1 MASH Huey's
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Most people associate the ubiquitous Bell UH-1 Huey with the Vietnam War. but in December 1990 the Huey returned to the battlefield with the 273rd Medical Detachment (AA) a reserve unit that still included a number of Vietnam veterans. This time flying UH-1V machines this is the units Gulf War ! MASH story.
Hitler's Secret Super Weapons
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,700. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
On 19 July 1942 Hitler ruled the development and production of his secret super weapons should teke priority. This dictate was made to RLM chief Erhard Milch on Christmas Eve 1942. Super Weapon Projekts 1 and 2, commenced immediately and 96 missile launch sites were prepared in northern France.for the v-1 and V-2 flying bombs.over London .
Luftwaffe Bf 110 Night Fighters
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,110. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In July 1940 following Operation Thunderbolt the Luftwaffe decided that its Bf 110 day-bomber should be re-roled as a night-fighter and it became just that for the Germans throughout much of the war. This is the story of the Luftwaffe Bf 110 night fighter and the night fighter units.
Luftwaffe Eagles Bf 109 subtypes
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,280. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
33,467 Messerschmitt Bf 109 were built. Combat proven in Spain in the Spanish Civil War by the Condor Legion the 109 remained in production throughout WW II. It was produced in a myriad of subtypes. This is a complete record never previously published the information sourced directly from the RLM archives in Berlin. Supplements this authors German Aircraft Industry 1933-45 by Airlife/SAE 1998.
Military Helicopters in Actionm
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The modern rotary-winged machine is an integral part of the 'digital' era as reflected by the European EH 101 and the Boeing AH-64E
Panavia Tornado Striker - Defender
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The prototype IDS Tornado flew on 14 August 1974. In 2014 the IDS Tornado is still operated by the UK Italy and Germany and has seen operational service with the RAF and AMI. An air defence derivative was produced for the UK and Saudi Arabia and 24 were operated by the AMI for a time.. In the new millennium except for Saudi Arabia all F.3 ADV have been wfu. The upgraded GR.4 IDS remains.
RFC RNAS RAF VCs in WW I
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,330. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The first VC awarded to an airmen was to an RFC Be.2b pilot for a bombing sortie on 26 April 1915 when he was hit by ground fire and although he made it back to his own lines he died from his wounds the next day. The RNAS first naval airman to receive the VC occurred soon after on 6 June 1915 when he brought down a Zeppelin airship over Belgium. This is the full story of the WW I air VCs
Trenchard's Independent (Bomber) Force
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In 1917 following AVM trenchards approach to the Chief of the Air Staff in Whitehall the RFC formed the 88th Wing on the Western front specifically to bomb the Germans in their homeland. From this later independent long-range strategic bomber force was formed. The first strategic bomber force in the world.
USN Carrier-based UAV's
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,460. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In 2013 the US Navy announced it was moving ahead with it's plans to embark UAV's on its CVN and that UCLASS - Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike UAVs would be embarked by 2018. This book outlines how they will be integrated into the Carrier Aair wings (CAWs)
Yakovlev's Yak-140 the true story
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
From 1945 and the end of WW II Yakolev produced a number of prototype single-seat jet fighters. The last was the Yak-140// Had things turned out differently this airplane would probably have usurped Mikoyan's MiG-21 but instead... Much of this information is previously unpublished sourced directly from the former Soviet Union.
SAC vs RAF 'Giant Vioce'
By
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,550. Language: American English. Published: December 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Post-Vietnam the USAF SAC organised a bombing competition at Nellis AFB Nevada to keep the bomber crews at the top of their game. The RAF were invited to compete and did on one occasion beat the Americans at their own game with its Avro Vulcan strategic bomber. This is a history of 'Giant Voice' as the competition was known,
The Soviet Air Force in Afghanistan
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,030. Language: American English. Published: December 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
As the US and British forces prepared to cease combat operations and leave the country by 2015 it is of interest to compare the Soviet Air force operations in Afghanistan in the 1960's. withdrawal of the soviet forces was instigated by President Gorbochev following similar public anger in Russia to the loss of lide in the conflict.
LM F-16 Fighting Falcons
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,630. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The General dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon that was conceived in the 'Cold War' proved to be superior to its emerging Soviet counterparts of the day. Having achieved this distinction under the Lockheed Martin banner the Falcon remains in the new millennium at the forefront along with its fifth generation counterparts. A true Viper.
US Naval Aviation in the new millennium
By
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,520. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
Beginning on 7 October 2001 US Navy aircraft began flying some of the longest strikes ever launched against targets far inside the Asian land-mass. The carrier-borne airplanes relying heavily on USAF and RAF tanker aircraft to complete their missions over Afghanistan. The aircraft carrying precision guided weapons.
The 20th Air force in WW II
By
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: American English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
The USAAF 20th Air force was activated on 4 April 1944 with its HQ in Washington until 15 July 1945 when it was transferred to Guam commanded by Maj-Gen Curtiss Lemay. The 20th AF origins lay in 20th Bomber Command in the Far East activated in November 1945...
The Royal Navy - A History
By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,610. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
the royal navy was the strongest navy in the world for a long period of time but by the end of WW II the royal nany was clearly not as strong as the us navy indeed in the new millennium in 2013 under several uk defence reviews its is struggling to remain afloat as regards to manpower dispite have one of the most up-to-date destroyers in the world.