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Hammer Down: The Battle for the Watapur Valley, 2011 - War in Afghanistan Vanguard of Valor Series, Fight Against Taliban and al-Qaeda, Task Force Cacti
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 80,780. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On the afternoon of 25 June 2011, the Soldiers of Bravo Company, 2d Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, also known as Task Force (TF) Cacti, entered an area of Afghanistan known as the "Gambir Jungle" as part of Operation HAMMER DOWN.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon Fighter Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,880. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the F-16 Fighting Falcon Fighter aircraft.
Hypersonics Before the Shuttle: A Concise History of the X-15 Research Airplane - History of the Design, Development, Operations, and Lessons Learned
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,760. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - provides a comprehensive, readable history of the famous X-15 program. The introduction states: "Although it is usually heralded as the most productive flight research program ever undertaken, no serious history has been assembled to capture its design, development, operations, and lessons."
21st Century Complete Guide to Naval Mine Warfare: Modern MCM Systems, Marine Mammal Systems, Dolphins, Sea Lions, Avenger-Class, Mine Countermeasures, Mine Threat Control
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,630. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Seven unique U.S. Navy documents provide a thorough guide to naval mine warfare, with information on modern mine countermeasures (MCM), marine mammal systems, the use of dolphins and sea lions, organic MCM, Avenger class, SQQ-32 Sonar, SLQ-37, SLQ-38, SLQ-48(V), MH-53E Sea Dragon Helicopters, explosive ordnance disposal, littoral combat ship (LCS), methods of actuation, and much more.
Lying to Ourselves: Dishonesty in the Army Profession - Compelling War College Study Looking at the Deluge of Requirements, Honestly Confronting Dishonesty, Making Excuses, Confronting the Truth
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,390. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This professionally-formatted free-flowing text ebook reproduces an important Army War College study on dishonesty in the Army. This study found that many Army officers, after repeated exposure to the overwhelming demands and the associated need to put their honor on the line to verify compliance, have become ethically numb.
High Frontier: The U. S. Air Force and the Military Space Program - MOL, Dyna-Soar, Nuclear Detection, Missile Warning, Anti-Satellite, SDI, BMD, Launch Operations, Desert Storm
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique Air Force report covers the history of the military space program from the first studies after World War II through the modern era.
Soldier / Geek: An Army Science Advisor's Journal of the War in Afghanistan
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,730. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
In 2009, an Army Major deployed a small team of specialists to Afghanistan to identify new technologies needed to fight the war. Braving rockets and IEDs, fighting the Army bureaucracy more than the enemy, this small team worked to improve everything from robots to mine-resistant trucks, boots, and parachutes. This is their story, from the team leader's journal.
My Odyssey To Area 51
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
The autobiography of an Area 51 veteran selected to serve with a 23-man special projects team for the CIA, and how the secret life affected his family. His odyssey starts with Army intelligence in Korea, Army missiles and radar in Europe, to NASA X-15 flights, the CIA A-12 surveillance plane, exploitation of Soviet MiG planes, Soviet radar, the early stealth prototypes at Area 51, and today.
Hindbusters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,410. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Africa
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is a personal account of the battle for Mavinga in South Eastern Angola during September and October 1985. It covers the Operation Second Congress advance on UNITA's Jamba headquarters area and the response from the South African forces charged with stopping the advance. Operation Weldmesh was a specialized operation aimed at destroying the FAPA helicopter air support to FAPLA.
World War II London Blitz Diary, Volume Two, 1941
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Series: World War ll London Blitz Diaries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,620. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Diary was written during the World War two London Blitz years by a woman experiencing the nightly terrifying bombings. The diary reveals what the average Londoner experienced during that time; events that today have been forgotten or lost to younger generations. This is volume two of a four volume series written by Ruby Alice Side Thompson.
Robert E. Lee Fails: Mapping Gettysburg
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,640. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
Did hubris lead Robert E. Lee astray in the Gettysburg Campaign?
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section One: Marching with Maps & Mapping the Shenandoah Valley
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,330. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
This first section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping includes an introduction to the series as well as a description of the efforts by the opposing Confederate and Federal Armies to accurately map the logistically and strategically crucial valley sheltered between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains.
A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping Section Two: U. S. Grant and the Vicksburg Campaign
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Series: A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This second section of A Symposium of Lectures and Articles on Military Mapping describes the logistics and tactics of General U. S. Grant during the Vicksburg campaign and the role that maps played in his maneuvers.
Faithful through Hard Times
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,420. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is not a WW2 memoir. It is a riveting reconstruction from an eye-witness account written at the time in a secret diary, a diary too dangerous to show anyone and too precious to destroy.The true story of four years, 3 million bombs, one small island out-facing the might of the German and Italian airforces - and one young Scotsman who didn't want to be there. www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrOShZg44Ec