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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 Manuals: 2012 Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms, plus U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Supplement to the Dictionary
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 237,330. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this Joint Publication 1-02, Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms sets forth standard US military and associated terminology to encompass the joint activity of the Armed Forces of the United States.
Marines in World War II Commemorative Series - The Final Campaign: Marines in the Victory on Okinawa, Ryukyuan Islands, Death of Ernie Pyle, Shuri Islands
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,130. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The historic battle of the Marines in Okinawa is recounted in this U.S. Marines history book. Some of the subjects covered include: Ryukyuan Islands,Japanese 32nd Army, the death of Ernie Pyle, the Shuri Highlands, Major General Roy Geiger, Pedro del Valle, Lemuel C. Shepherd, Francis Mulcahy, and more.
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!
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VIII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1961-1964 - Strategic Nuclear Forces, Arms Control, Test Ban, Cuban Missile Crisis, Berlin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 170,550. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout the early 1960s, the Joint Chiefs of Staff confronted a series of crises that touched nearly every part of the globe. Cuba, Berlin, the Congo, Saudi Arabia, India, Indonesia, Laos, and South Vietnam all became areas of confrontation.
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.
Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II - Lakehurst Training Center, Parachute Accidents
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,120. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Silk Chutes and Hard Fighting: U.S. Marine Corps Parachute Units in World War II is a brief narrative of the development, deployment, and eventual demise of Marine parachute units during World War II.
Apollo's Warriors: U.S. Air Force Special Operations during the Cold War - Secret Psywar Weapons, Indochina War, Air Commandos, Covert War Missions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In Apollo's Warriors, Michael Haas brings to life the critical, albeit little-known, contributions US Air Force special operations forces have made to the exercise of air and space power.
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.
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.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume VII: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1957-1960 - Nuclear Arms Control, Missile Gap, Germany and Berlin, Cold War in Africa
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,830. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
From forty years' perspective, the second Eisenhower administration's record in national security affairs seems better than many rated it at the time. The danger posed by a "missile gap" was countered without resorting to massive expenditures. Threats to West Berlin and to the "offshore islands" of Quemoy and Matsu were mastered by relatively low-key responses.
Spitfire Guardians
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,250. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Supermarine Spitfire is an iconic fighter aircraft of WWII, and the men that flew and maintained them, part of a select few to understand the legend. This is their story in their own words. A companion ebook to the broadcast documentary as seen on the History Channel, and the 7 Network.
Supermarine 4040-United Kingdom 1950's Cold War Era Vertical Take-off & Landing Design Project
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
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.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-13: Information Operations, Network Warfare, Electronic Warfare (EW), Information, Air and Space Superiority, Integrated Control Enablers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) establishes doctrinal guidance for information operations (IO).
The U.S. Air Force After Vietnam: Postwar Challenges and Potential for Responses - Vietnam in History, Interpreting Vietnam, Post-Vietnam Events and Public Discourse, Congress
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this study, Dr. Donald J. Mrozek probes various groups of Americans as they come to grips with the consequences of the Vietnam War. He poses far more questions than he answers, and some of what he says may invite strong dissent.
Blown Out of the Skies over Nazi Germany-Images of Downed B-17s, B-24's and Other Bombers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Iraq Handbook: Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) - Observations, Insights, and Lessons, including Provincial Data and Guide to Provinces
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,120. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
The government of Iraq is successfully transitioning from combating an insurgency and rebuilding its infrastructure to a strong sovereign state that no longer requires U.S. government assistance.
Marine Advisors With the Vietnamese Marine Corps - Selected Documents prepared by the U.S. Marine Advisory Unit, Naval Advisory Group, Vietnam War History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,320. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Categories: 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.
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.