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Military Aviation: Fascinating Preview of Aviation Concepts by an Early Visionary Before the Wright Brothers First Flight - Ideas from Birds, War Fighting Strategy, Naval Airplanes, Runways and Bases
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 36,470. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Ader explains his ideas about the development of airplanes based on creatures in nature. He studied the bat and the bird, especially the vulture. Chapters detail the design of bases for aircraft, runway construction, naval airplanes, vertical artillery, air lanes, schools of aviation, and strategy for waging war in the air. Ader envisioned all of this a decade before the Wright brothers.
Joint Training for Night Air Warfare - Red Flag, Cope Thunder, and the National Training Center, Close Air Support, Counterair
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The reality of today's world is that although the threat of World War III may be greatly reduced, the possibility of wars involving American troops remains high. These wars probably will be conducted by large and complex joint staffs and likely will be characterized by intense activity carried out regardless of weather, time of day, or seasons of the year.
Air Superiority in World War II and Korea - Interviews with Generals, Late 1940s, Korean War, Ultra Secret Intelligence, Field Manual 100-20, Command and Employment of Air Power, July 21, 1943
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,960. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The publication of Air Superiority in World War II and Korea is part of a continuing series of historical studies from the Office of Air Force History in support of Project Warrior.
Case Studies in National Security Transformation: Speed and the Fog of War: Logistics in Iraqi Freedom, Network Centric Operations (NCO), Transforming Joint Interagency Coordination, Modular Forces
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The term "fog of war" is often associated with the commander's lack of clear information on the battlefield. "War is inherently volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. For this condition, contemporary U.S. military usage offers the acronym VUCA."
Ready Seapower: A History of the U.S. Seventh Fleet - MacArthur's Navy, Korean War, Arabian Gulf to Mount Pinatubo, Terrorists and Pirates
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,280. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Naval History and Heritage Command published this history to enhance our understanding of the pivotal role played by the U.S. Seventh Fleet in the Western Pacific from World War II through 2010.
A Need to Know: The Role of Air Force Reconnaissance in War Planning, 1945-1953 - Radar Principles, World War I and II, Korean War
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
More than a tool of policy makers to gather intelligence, Air Force reconnaissance efforts shaped early Cold War doctrine and war planning. Dr. Farquhar argues that a lack of information on Soviet strategic capabilities dominated the organization, operational planning, and equipment of the postwar Air Force.
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.
NSA Secrets Declassified: Speech Coding, Cipher Disk, German Cipher Machines in World War II, Women in Cryptology, Electronic Intelligence (ELINT), Missile and Space Intelligence, Secure Voice Coding
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 211,620. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important publication presents nine NSA publications with unique information about NSA history.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part Four
Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,940. 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 Four contains the Communication 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.
Atlas and Titan Space Operations at the Cape, 1993 - 2006 - Atlas V and Titan IV, Complex 41, EELV Program
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 60,150. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This study addresses ATLAS and TITAN programs, ATLAS V facility improvements, and individual missions involving ATLAS and TITAN space launches at Cape Canaveral from 1993 through 2006.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Tactical Radio Operations (FM 6-02.53) - Networks, Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations, HF and VHF, Ground and Airborne, Ultra HF, Tactical Satellite, SINCGARS
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 122,210. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This field manual (FM) serves as a reference document for tactical radio systems. It also provides doctrinal procedures and guidance for using tactical radios on the modern battlefield.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-27: Homeland Operations - NORAD, National Response Plan (NRP), Air Force National Security Emergency Preparedness Agency, Air National Guard (ANG), Posse Comitatus Act
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,920. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document describes how our Air Force organizes and employs air and space power in operations in the homeland. We have superb air and space warfare doctrine addressing air and space expeditionary forces and combat operations. Homeland operations doctrine complements those documents.
Infantry Fighting Vehicles |
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,090. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a reference guide on modern infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs). It provides photos and basic information with specifications. It contains information on current production vehicles as well as prototypes and latest developments. Some of these military machines are rear and it is likely that you have never heard of them before. It is a bargain for a rock solid information like this.
Praetorian STARShip: The Untold Story of the Combat Talon Special Forces Operations - Infiltration, Exfiltration, Surface to Air Recovery System, Fulton Recovery, Iranian Rescue, Vietnam, Desert Storm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 318,750. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Jerry Thigpen's study on the history of the Combat Talon is the first effort to tell the story of this wonderfully capable machine. This weapons system has performed virtually every imaginable tactical event in the spectrum of conflict and by any measure is the most versatile C-130 derivative ever produced.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force E-4 Nightwatch Command Post Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,070. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the E-4 aircraft.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Civil Engineer Guide to Expeditionary Force Protection (Air Force Handbook 10-222, Volume 3) - Barriers, Bollards, Barricades
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 43,630. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This handbook supports force protection training outlined in AFI 10-210, Prime Base Engineer Emergency Force (BEEF) Program. It describes expeditionary force protection tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) Air Force (AF) civil engineers can use to protect critical assets including personnel, facilities and equipment during deployments.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-130J Super Hercules Transport Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,740. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft.
Messerschmitts Over America-Part 6
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Photographs and information of unfinished, war weary, crash-landed, cannibalized On March 30, 1945, the USAAF captures their first flight-worthy Me 262 A-1a and starts the wheels in motion that leads to Colonel Harold Watson to sending ten Me 262s to New York City.
The Mystery of Nazi Germany’s Supersonic DFS 346-Part 1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
An English translation of a formerly classified Soviet document, plus "CIOS Evaluation/Intelligence Report Number 149," collected in the late 80's based on British and American visits to Siebel-Halle at war's end with an upfront and personal opinion of the Supersonic DFS 346 Project which was left for the Soviets!
Oral History of Germans Taken to the USSR with Their Obsolete DFS 346-Part 2
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an oral history of several dozens of German aviation designers and engineers that were taken to the Soviet Union in October 1946 along with their DFS 346.