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The Story of Self-Repairing Flight Control Systems: NASA and Air Force Partnership to Test SRFCS Damage Adaptive Technology, Intelligent Flight Control System
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This is the fascinating story of a little-known futuristic research project which investigated a concept brought to the Dryden Flight Research Center by Kelly Space. Kelly hoped to demonstrate a new approach to satellite launching by towing a rocket to altitude behind a transport airplane.
U.S. Army Field Manual: Knowledge Management Section (FM 6-01.1) - Integrating KM into Operations of Brigades, Divisions, and Corps
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,890. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This manual provides doctrine for the organization and operations of the knowledge management (KM) section. It establishes the doctrinal principles, tactics, techniques, and procedures necessary to effectively integrate KM into the operations of brigades, divisions, and corps.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,990. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: 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.
Self-Protective Measures to Enhance Airlift Operations in Hostile Environments - Electronic Warfare, Radar, Airborne Interceptors, Infrared Tracking, Lasers, Directed-Energy
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 47,750. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Self-Protective Measures to Enhance Airlift Operations in Hostile Environments is a worthy response to this national crisis for its timeliness, comprehensive approach, and authority. The report is timely not only in addressing an issue of national strategic significance but also in doing so at a time when the Military Airlift Command is beginning its search for solutions.
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume One - The Formative Years: 1947-1950 - Fascinating Account of Post-War Decisions on Communist Threat, Atomic Weapons, Israel, NATO
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 285,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The first volume in an important new series that will provide a comprehensive history of the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), The Formative Years traces the evolution of OSD from its establishment in September 1947 to the outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950.
Fregatterne Peder Skram og Herluf Trolle Flådens Flagskibe under Den Kolde Krig
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Price: $5.40 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: Danish. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: 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.
Adolph Baumker
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
An insider's view in his own words, post war, for the American military, describing all aviation research conducted inside Nazi Germany's 12-year long 3rd Reich.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-24, Irregular Warfare - Countering Insurgency and Terrorism, Military Deception, Counterpropaganda, Understanding Insurgencies, Revolutionary Movements, Coup d'Etat
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: 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.
An Aversion to Risk - A Warning From the Past: Comparison of 1862 American Civil War Peninsula Campaign with General McClellan to the 2003 Iraq War Failures, Afghanistan, Goldwater-Nichols, Petraeus
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 65,540. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » North America
The culmination in 1862, and culmination during the post 9/11 campaigns, resulted from inadequate responses to risk aversion by the government and military leaders, when faced with uncertainty.
Land-Based Air Power in Third World Crises: A Look at Different Types of Crises, Mayaguez Incident, Bay of Pigs, Yom Kippur War, Sub-Saharan Africa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The basic thrust of this study is to demonstrate the utility and limitations of land-based aircraft when used to attain political objectives in crises occurring in the third world. Crises, when used in the context of this study, are viewed primarily as a series of interactions between or within states for which there exists the perception of a high probability of war.
The Pentagon: The First Fifty Years - Authoritative History of the Design and Construction of the Historic Department of Defense Headquarters Building
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,890. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A symbol to the nation and the world since its beginning, the Pentagon above all is a metaphor of American power and influence with all the good and bad images such a symbol suggests. For most Americans, it is the embodiment of U.S. strength and authority, the nerve center of the military establishment, a rock of security.
Setup: What the Air Force Did in Vietnam and Why - Thoughts of Atomic Weapons, Bombing and Diplomacy, Linebacker, Laos and Cambodia, Mayaguez
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
American military professionals, especially the US Air Force, have had a difficult time understanding their role in this nation's defeat in Vietnam. Dr Tilford provides a critical self-analysis and questions the underlying assumptions of the Air Force's strategy in Southeast Asia.
Marine Advisors With the Vietnamese Marine Corps - Selected Documents prepared by the U.S. Marine Advisory Unit, Naval Advisory Group, Vietnam War History
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,320. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The period after World War II saw a number of associated Marine Corps formed in the republics of China, Korea, Vietnam, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Thailand.
Marshall Center Reports: Terrorism, WMD, NATO and Transatlantic Relations, Rumsfeld's Transformation Vision, Jihadist Communications Techniques, Bases in Romania and Bulgaria
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,170. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Five informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
MH-53J/M PAVE LOW III/IV Systems Engineering Case Study - Challenges of Night Rescue and Night Vision; Technical Details and Program History
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,470. 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 Sikorsky HH/MH-53 (iii) PAVE LOW series.
Blown Out of the Skies over Nazi Germany-Images of Downed B-17s, B-24's and Other Bombers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The deadly Rheinmetall-Borsig 88mm anti-aircraft flak cannon throwing explosive shells up to 37,100 feet altitude. By David Myhra PhD.
U.S. Marines In Iraq, 2003: Combat Service Support During Operation Iraqi Freedom - U.S. Marines in the Global War on Terrorism - Taking Baghdad and Tikrit, Special Purpose MAGTF
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,410. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The story of combat service support during Operation Iraqi Freedom is one that could have been easily overlooked by history, except what would have been lost is more than a simple tale of Marines performing exceptionally during a time of war.
The Civil War in South Carolina's Low Country
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 383,550. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
"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.
Supermarine 4040-United Kingdom 1950's Cold War Era Vertical Take-off & Landing Design Project
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
A VTOL design project by the famous English Supermarine (1913-1960) from the 1950s and time of the "cold war" when everyone thought the USSR would destroy military air bases and commercial runways the world over requiring the need for vertical takeoff and landing flying machines of war. The Supermarine 4040 was never built. Digital images for David Myhra by world class digital artist Jozef Gatial.
Combat Diary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Combat Diary By Emmett Jackson, Sergeant,18055437 * Combat Engineer * Located and disarmed German mines * Awarded the bronze star * On the front line during the Battle of the Bulge * Crossed the bridge at Remagen while it was still under fire. His story. In his own words. A powerful tail of strength and courage of an American soldier.