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National Security History Series - The Manhattan Project, Making the Atomic Bomb (2010 Edition) - From the Einstein Letter to the Atomic Bomb and American Strategy, Project Chronology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,550. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This important ebook provides a comprehensive history of the making of the atomic bomb, starting with discoveries in physics in the late 19th century, through the massive World War II effort culminating in the world's first atomic bomb detonation.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-24, Irregular Warfare - Countering Insurgency and Terrorism, Military Deception, Counterpropaganda, Understanding Insurgencies, Revolutionary Movements, Coup d'Etat
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) 2-3, Irregular Warfare, establishes operational-level doctrinal guidance for irregular warfare (IW). IW is not a lesser-included form of traditional warfare.
San Sebastian 1813
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,880. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
By the summer of 1813 the Peninsular War had reached a crisis. The Port of San Sebastian had to be captured, and captured fast if Wellington’s British armies were to avoid a humiliating retreat due to lack of supplies. But in San Sebastian was the wily French commander Louis Rey. The scene was set for a classic siege campaign.
The War Against Trucks: Aerial Interdiction in Southern Laos, 1968-1972 - Vietnam War Era, Jason Summer Study, Commando Hunt Campaigns, Electronic Surveillance Network
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 182,770. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This history recounting operations in Laos covers the critical years from 1968 through 1972, when the Air Force carried out the Commando Hunt series of aerial interdiction campaigns against the Ho Chi Minh Trail in southern Laos, trying, in conjunction with ground actions, to use air power and electronics to impede the movement of men and supplies from North Vietnam.
T-6A TEXAN II Systems Engineering Case Study - Derivative of PC-9 Pilatus Aircraft - JPATS Program, Training System, Hawker Beechcraft History
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,680. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
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 T-6A Texan II, a derivative of a commercial aircraft, the PC-9, manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft.
Military Airpower: A Revised Digest of Airpower Opinions and Thoughts - from Winston Churchill and Henry Kissinger to Saddam Hussein and Donald Rumsfeld
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
From the Preface: The number one aim of this book is to supply Airmen with useful thoughts that might help them meet their known responsibilities and the unknown challenges their service will bring. The most capable Airmen are judicious in finding the best material to put into their "clue bags."
Eugen Sanger’s Ramjet Powered Messerschmidt Me 262A-1a & Skoda-Kauba SK P.14-01
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
“I have seen a great deal in my life, but nothing so astounding as the sight and sound of this roaring, flaming D-17Z in a power dive at over 420 mph (675.9 km/h).” Fritz Stamer, famed gliding pilot said after witnessing the flight of the early version of a Sänger ramjet engine operating in open air.
Diversity within the Joint Team: Understanding the Different Operational Perspectives of the Army and Air Force, Clashing Perspectives and Shared Domains, Joint Test in Operation Desert Storm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,700. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Proceeding from the means and ways they use to overcome the problems within their specific domains, the Army and Air Force have developed different operational perspectives.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Guide to Services Contingency Planning: Mortuary Affairs, Search And Recovery (S&R) - Air Force Handbook 10-247, Volume 4 - Aircraft Crashes
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 65,050. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Topics covered include: Search and Rescue (S&R), mishap investigations, safety investigation board (SIB), accident investigation boards, aircraft crashes, case studies, terrain of search area, trajectory impacts.
United States Air Force (USAF) AU-2 Guidelines for Command - A Handbook on the Leadership of Airmen for Air Force Squadron Commanders, Expeditionary Forces, Discipline
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,450. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book, Guidelines for Command, is the result of countless hours of research and contains the collective thoughts and lessons learned from many previous commanders. It has a wealth of information to assist you during your tenure as a commander.
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Boards for the F-16 Fighting Falcon Fighter - Midair Collision in 2009, Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan 2010, Wisconsin and Nellis 2011
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,140. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Five USAF accident investigation board reports, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, present findings into Class A aerospace mishaps involving the F-16 fighter aircraft in 2009 through 2011.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Protection of Civilians - Military Reference Guide - PoC Dynamics, Intelligence, Rule of Law, Patrols, Unrest
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,580. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Civilians are protected persons under international law, and parties to a conflict have a legal obligation to protect civilians from the conflict's effects. Additionally, PoC is a major objective of many military operations and is frequently included in peace support mandates.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 8 - Ground Systems - Logistics, Obscurants and Flame, Improvised Systems, Upgrades, Countermeasures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. Part Eight includes the section of Volume One covering logistics, obscurants and flame, improvised military systems, equipment upgrades, countermeasures, emerging technology.
Encyclopedia of Military Space Operations at Cape Canaveral: From Early Ballistic Missile Launches in 1953 through Titan, Atlas, Delta, and EELV Launches with Mission Details
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 306,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Combining six excellent titles, this unique ebook encyclopedia provides unprecedented information about military space operations at Cape Canaveral from post-war testing beginning in 1953 through Atlas and Titan launches in 2009.
Decisionmaking in Operation Iraqi Freedom: Removing Saddam Hussein by Force - The Surge, General Casey, General Raymond Odierno, General David Petraeus, Ambassador Khalilzad
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 67,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
With this initial volume of its Operation IRAQI FREEDOM Key Decisions Monograph Series, the Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) attempts to write about key decisions while they are still fresh in the memories of the participants.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Guide to Services Contingency Planning: Beddown (Air Force Handbook 10-247, Volume 1) - BEAR Systems, Prime RIBS, Shelters and Tents
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 47,980. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This guide provides planners with an overview of the beddown assets, tasks, and basic procedures required for Air and Space Expeditionary Force (AEF) bare base operations.
Chronological History of the Air National Guard and its Antecedents, 1908 - 2007 - From Pioneer Aviators in Biplanes to Responding to the 9/11 Terror Attacks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating chronology provides a unique view of the history of the Air National Guard and its antecedents from 1908 through 2007. It is thoroughly documented and provides detailed information.
Outward Bound (Merchant Navy post ww2)
Price: $7.84 USD. Words: 49,690. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012 by M. Brown. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Military
The author describes his first post-war year in the Merchant Navy, on the Liberty Ship Samnesse, with detailed information about the different countries visited and numerous interesting photographs. Outward Bound is the sequel to "Life Aboard a Wartime Liberty Ship" published by Amberley and which received excellent reviews.
Danske Ubåde 1909 - 2004. Bind II
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 38,500. Language: Danish. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Andet bind af to, der bog dækker ubådsvæsenets 95-årige historie fra den første ubåd, Dykkeren, til den sidste, Kronborg, der fik blot tre år i søværnets tjeneste. Ubådenes tekniske udvikling beskrives indgående, og deres skiftende roller i forsvaret af Danmark forklares i historisk perspektiv.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Beneath the Surface - Intelligence Preparation of the Battlespace for Counterterrorism - bin Laden, al-Qaida, Jihad, Horn of Africa, Hezbollah
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 121,890. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
The U.S. requires new strategies to collect intelligence, to manufacture new intelligence (using operations in doing so), and most importantly to organize data in new, systemic and strategic ways to make the most of what we know about this shadowy, self-healing and determined asymmetric, worldwide adversary.