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KC-135 Simulator Systems Engineering Case Study - Technical Information and Program History
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is one of a series of systems engineering case studies prepared by the Air Force Center for Systems Engineering. This case study analyzes the KC-135, a short-to-medium range tanker aircraft.
Three Block War: Fallujah 5K
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Block War: Fallujah 5K chronicles the hard-core ground assault of 1st Battalion, 8th Marines during Operation Phantom Fury, the second battle of Fallujah in November 2004.
Army Modernization Plans, Army Equipping Strategy, Tactical Wheeled Vehicle (TWV) Strategy, Affordable and Integrated Army Equipment Modernization
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compilation of five official Army documents provides a comprehensive overview of DoD plans for modernizing Army military equipment, including the tactical wheeled vehicle strategy.
NORAD History: North American Aerospace Defense Command Key Historical Events, Cold War and Nuclear Warfare Era, Area of Operations, Interceptor Aircraft, Cheyenne Mountain
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command. With the beginning of the Cold War, American defense experts and political leaders began planning and implementing a defensive air shield, which they believed was necessary to defend against a possible attack by long-range, manned Soviet bombers.
History of Research in Space Biology and Biodynamics at Air Force Missile Development Center, Holloman AFB, 1946 - 1958 - V-2 Rockets, Balloons, Man-High, Monkeys in Space, Kittinger, Zero Gravity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the fascinating story of the early years of research into the effects of space on biology and the human body, focusing on the famous work at the Holloman Air Force Base Missile Development Center in New Mexico.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-38 Courier Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,800. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-38 Operations Procedures * C-38 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-38 Aircrew Training
Focke-Wulf’s Proposed “Ta 283B” 2-Man Twin Ramjet Powered Bomber
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Virtually nothing much is known about Focke-Wulf Flugzeugbau's design genius Hans Multhopp's outline for a twin ramjet-powered two man piloted bomber.
Call Me Joe: The Secret World War II Diary of Nello Camilli
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 49,500. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Defying US military regulations, Nello Camilli kept a diary throughout almost three years overseas during World War II. There are accounts of the movements of the troops and battles being fought, but we also get a glimpse of a young man's fear, homesickness and humanity. This diary provides an opportunity to see the war through the eyes of a regular enlisted man in his early twenties.
The U.S. Navy's Vision For Information Dominance - Concept, Information as a Weapon, Guiding Principles, Road Map
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,150. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The concepts in this paper boldly point to the new niche Navy will fill at the intersection of maritime, information, and cyberspace domains. We do not seek to replace kinetic combat with information warfare or diminish the need for traditional instruments of military power.
2014 United States Air Force Reserve Handbook - Citizen Airmen, Jackie Cochran, Jimmy Doolittle, Jimmy Stewart, Organizations, Reservist Categories, Disaster Response, Locations, Leadership
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,630. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the latest edition of the official guide to the U.S. Air Force Reserve, with information on current organization, leadership, and components, along with fascinating history including famous members like Jackie Cochran, Jimmy Doolittle, and Jimmy Stewart.
U.S. Marines in Humanitarian Operations: On Mamba Station - U.S. Marines in West Africa, 1990 - 2003, Civil War in Liberia, Samuel Doe, Evacuation Operations, Sharp Edge, Assured Response
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This monograph tells the story of thousands of U.S. Marines who supported Operations Sharp Edge, Assured Response, Quick Response, Noble Obelisk, and Joint Task Force Liberia, the noncombatant evacuation operations in 1990, 1991, 1996, and 2003 from Liberia, in 1996 from the Central African Republic, and in 1997 from Sierra Leone.
The Air University Pantheon of Air, Space, and Cyberspace Power Thinkers - Wright Brothers, Billy Mitchell, Robert Goddard, Hap Arnold, Claire Chennault, Theodore von Karman, and Others
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,330. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compendium offers a broad sweep of some of our service's most remarkable and memorable figures in the context of an evolving center for airpower education.
Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command - World War II, Australia and Caribbean, Curtis LeMay, General MacArthur
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
With Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command, Douglas Cox makes a singular contribution to American airpower biography. George H. Brett certainly reached high rank, and only the most cynical and uninformed observer would judge his career a failure. Yet World War II did not propel him along the same career trajectory of a Curtis LeMay.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part Two
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Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Top Secret copy of Operation Neptune task force instructions is reproduced as a facsimile edition in five parts. Part Two contains the Movement Plan and Attack Landing Plan. Of huge interest to all military historians and enthusiasts interested in the naval Channel crossing phase of Operation Overlord. SS Empire Anvil was part of that D-Day armada on June 6, 1944.
American X-Vehicles, An Inventory from X-1 to X-50 - NACA, NASA, Air Force Experimental Airplanes and Spacecraft (NASA SP-2003-4531)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 14,050. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official NASA history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a comprehensive survey of America's experimental aircraft from the pathfinding supersonic X-1 to the X-50.
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
Swiss Impound 166 Shot Up American USAAF Heavy Bombers & Arrest 1,500 Crew Members Between 1943 & 1945
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Enjoy Dr Myhra's ebook about the total of 166 B-17 and B-24 Bombers and 1,327+ crew members, 2 B-25J bombers, 2 P-51B fighters, 2 P-47 fighters and the light observation plane that was interned/imprisoned between 1943 to 1945 in Switzerland.
Nuclear Weapons and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) - 2012 Issues with Weapon Limitations, Stockpile Surveillance Program, Management and Oversight
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 18,030. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In a February 2012 report, for the 52 NNSA identified limitations for all weapons in the U.S. nuclear stockpile, 86 percent fall into six types: detonation safety under abnormal conditions, weapon reliability, weapon delivery, more frequent replacement of limited life components, nuclear yield, and worker safety.
Heroes in Obscurity A Vietnam Era Junior Officer's Stories of Unsung Heroes and of Life on Small Navy Auxiliary Ships
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,530. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
James Duermeyer began his writing with this book, Heroes in Obscurity, followed by three historical fiction novels. Heroes in Obscurity is a candid, humorous, and humble memoir account of a junior Naval officer during the Vietnam War. Whether the reader is an armchair warrior, one who has served, or a military family member, Heroes in Obscurity is a heart felt, engaging collection of tales.
2014 Quadrennial Defense Review - Department of Defense Budget Priorities Under Sequestration Cuts, Defense Strategy, Rebalancing the Joint Force
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The 2014 Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) seeks to adapt, reshape, and rebalance our military to prepare for the strategic challenges and opportunities we face in the years ahead.