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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 » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
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.
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 » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part Three
Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Top Secret copy of Operation Neptune task force instructions is reproduced as a facsimile edition in five parts. Part Three contains Gunside Support Plan, Smoke Plan and Air 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.
The Revolutionary War (War of American Independence): The Virginia Campaign and the Blockade and Siege of Yorktown, French Participation in the American Revolution
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,130. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
This significant historical book on a vital aspect of the Revolutionary War - the Virginia campaign, the blockade and siege of Yorktown, and the role of the French in the American Revolution. It was written by the Army War College in 1931.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VI: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1955-1956 - Eisenhower Cold War New Look Strategic Plans, Missiles, Suez Canal, Taiwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 152,250. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Volume VI is primarily concerned with the way the Joint Chiefs of Staff sought to "fine tune" the New Look through strategic plans, the force levels to support them, and allocation of responsibility among the military services for developing and operating the new weapons systems. This turned out to be a contentious process owing to interservice disagreement.
They Served Here: Thirty-Three Maxwell Men - Maxwell Air Force Base, Claire Chennault, Clark Gable, Glenn Miller, Henry Hugh Shelton, Hoyt Vandenberg, Curtis LeMay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,980. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Benton provides a glimpse of the history of Maxwell Air Force Base by highlighting the careers of 33 airmen who served at the base at some point in their military careers.
The Interagency and Counterinsurgency Warfare: Stability, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction Roles - Lessons from Iraq and Afghanistan, Presidential Decision Directives, COIN and the Army
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 193,540. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. military campaigns in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the greater Global War on Terrorism have confronted civilian policymakers and senior military officers with a complex, fluid battlefield which demands kinetic and counterinsurgency capabilities.
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.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - War, Law and Order Case Study: Australian Whole-of-Government Efforts to Develop Security and Criminal Justice Sectors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,010. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this important work, Marcus Fielding has conducted a wide ranging and comprehensive study to examine how the Australian Government can assist other governments in developing capacity in the security and criminal justice sectors and if necessary restoring and maintaining public security.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Out of Bounds - Innovation and Change in Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysis - Crime Analysts, Case Studies and Stories
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,680. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. Topics and subjects include: intelligence analysts, crime analysts, case studies and stories, intelligence-led policing, CSI, SARA model, 3-I model, appreciative inquiry (AI), analytical categories and technologies, LE analyst, and more.
Questions Every Airman Can Answer: Fifty Questions, and Fifty More - Air and Space Power Explained by the Air Force
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,460. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This information is intended to provide a quick, informal reference to the vital concepts in Air Force doctrine that all airmen should have at their fingertips.
Building a Strategic Air Force: 1945 through 1953, Cold War Atomic and Nuclear Weapons, Plans for Attacking Russia and the Soviet Union, Bombers, Eisenhower, LeMay, Vandenberg, Berlin Crisis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,180. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume concerns the American air force's efforts to build a strategic force. The emphasis is on the leaders, the political context, programs, and forces.
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.
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.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Four, Into the Missile Age 1956-1960 - New Look, Suez and Hungary, Shock of Sputnik, IRBM and ICBM, Satellites
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 496,770. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The range of the volume for the period August 1956-January 1961 is extensive. These were years of great international challenges and enormous technological change that profoundly affected the making of national security policy. The instability of the world manifested itself in all parts of the globe.
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.
Seize the High Ground: The Army in Space and Missile Defense - NIKE-ZEUS, Safeguard, Ballistic Missile Defense, Sentry, Strategic Defense Initiative, Anti-satellite, Laser, Space Shuttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,480. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
This official Army history document - converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction - is a unique account of the history of Army involvement in space programs and missile defense efforts.
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.
Heinkel He 176
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft
Dr Myhra's story of the Heinkel He 176 rocket powered aircraft has been clouded in mystery and incorrect information for many years. Only in the last few years have some of the real facts emerged.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Guide to Bare Base Mechanical Systems (Air Force Handbook 10-222, Volume 12) - Water Heater, Refrigerator, FDECU, Portable Heater
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 40,630. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This handbook contains guidance on setting up and operating mechanical systems commonly encountered during bare base operations.