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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Documents: Air Force E-9A Range Control Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 44,950. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the E-9 range control aircraft.
The Air War in Southeast Asia: Case Studies of Selected Campaigns - Vietnam War, Ho Chi Minh Trail, Linebacker, All-weather Bombing, Strike Patterns, Campaign Impact
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The author subjects five case studies of interdiction, close air support, and strategic bombardment to rigid analysis. Dr. Gilster shows the relationship between the strike effort and target damage of several air campaigns during the Vietnam War.
The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 383,550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
"The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country" contains a value-priced collection of biographical stories about the people history books forget -- families, children, abandoned slaves, missionaries and teachers, spies, ordinary soldiers and government tax collectors, greedy cotton agents and land speculators. All are real people; all of them lived through historical events we only read about.
Terrorism and WMD in the Contemporary Operational Environment (U.S. Army TRADOC G2 Handbook 1.04) - CBRN Threat, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Chemical, Biological, Nuclear, Dirty Bomb
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
Understanding terrorism and weapons of mass destruction (WMD) span foreign and domestic threats in strategy, tactics, and targets in a full spectrum contemporary operational environment (COE).
On Celestial Wings: Navigators of the First Global Air Force - First Army Air Corps Navigational Class, Clark Field Attack, Corregidor, B-29 Super Fortress, FDR Presidential Airplane, Bataan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The first Army Air Corps navigational class at Miami University graduated in November 1940. In this book, Colonel Whitcomb follows these first celestial navigators through their World War II trials.
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.
Saddam's War: An Iraqi Military Perspective of the Iran-Iraq War - Saddam Hussein as Political and Military Leader, Ba'ath Party, Chemical Weapons, WMD, Iranian Strategy, Republican Guard
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,990. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
How did the fall of Saddam Hussein's regime look from the Iraqi perspective? That question triggered the Iraqi Perspectives Project (IPP), sponsored by U.S. Joint Forces Command and the National Intelligence Council.
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.
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.
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.
Fregatterne Peder Skram og Herluf Trolle Flådens Flagskibe under Den Kolde Krig
Price: $5.40 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: Danish. Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bog om søværnet under den Kolde Krig med udgangspunkt i historien om fregatterne PEDER SKRAM og HERLUF TROLLE. Bogen er skrevet af Søren Nørby og Steen Schøn.
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.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Counterintelligence (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,000. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual details doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures for the conduct of counterintelligence (CI) operations in support of the Marine air-ground task force (MAGTF).
Technology Horizons: A Vision for Air Force Science and Technology 2010-30 - Aircraft, Radar, Missiles, Satellites, Directed Energy, Launch Systems, ASAT, Cyber Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,390. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Technology Horizons: A Vision for Air Force Science and Technology 2010-30 concentrates on key science and technology focus areas for the US Air Force over the next two decades that will provide technologically achievable capabilities enabling the Air Force to gain the greatest us joint force effectiveness in 2030 and beyond.