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Black Silk and Gold Cord: Staff and Headquarters Operations in the Army of the Potomac, 1861-1865
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 299,810. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Black Silk and Gold Cord is a study of staffs in the Union army in the eastern theater during the US Civil War. It examines all areas of staff staff support to the army and the processes and procedures used as well as headquarters life. A separate chapter examines Ulysses Grant's headquarters and staff. Includes maps, a collection of pictures, a bibliography, and hyperlinked endnotes
Hunter Army Airfield: A History - Savannah Airport, World War II, Cold War, SAC, Wing Rotation to Reflex, Changing Strategies, Materiel Air Transport Service, Vietnam, Confronting Global Jihad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,140. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Corps needed new airbases to accommodate its growth, and in August 1940 selected Hunter Field as a light bomber training base.
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.
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.
Air Force Doctrine Document 3-50: Personnel Recovery Operations - Air Rescue, Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR), Fixed-wing and Vertical-lift Aircraft, Recovery Teams, Isolated Personnel (IP)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document establishes the roles and responsibilities of Air Force personnel supporting personnel recovery operations and outlines the principles for planning and executing such missions in support of theater campaign objectives. It describes the mission, command relationships, force composition, and planning considerations necessary to conduct operations.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: 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.
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
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 285,280. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, 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.
Defense Department Nuclear Safety and Security Documents: Transportation of Nuclear Weapons, Nuclear Weapons Transportation Manual
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,400. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Four unclassified Department of Defense documents, approved for public release, provide information on procedures for transporting nuclear weapons.
Marshall Center Reports: Terrorism, WMD, NATO and Transatlantic Relations, Rumsfeld's Transformation Vision, Jihadist Communications Techniques, Bases in Romania and Bulgaria
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,170. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Five informative papers from the Marshall European Center for Security Studies analyze various important military issues.
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).
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force F-35 Lightning Fighter Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,200. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the F-35 Lightning Fighter aircraft.
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.
The Eagle's Talons: The American Experience at War - U.S. War History, American Revolution, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, America's Minor Wars
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,240. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Col Dennis M. Drew and Dr. Donald M. Snow have performed a significant service by producing a volume that places the American experience at war in its proper political context. Going further, they have also placed the American experience in a technological context and analyzed how political and technological factors influenced the conduct of American wars.
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.
2015 Complete Guide to Operation Inherent Resolve - America's War Against the Islamic State, ISIS, ISIL Terrorists in Iraq and Syria, Leader al-Baghdadi, Levant, al-Qaeda in Syria
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 749,980. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Operation Inherent Resolve is the name given by U.S. Central Command to the ongoing U.S. military operations in Iraq and Syria against ISIS/ISIL, also known as the Islamic State. This unique, fully updated ebook encyclopedia documents all aspects of this operation with comprehensive and authoritative information from renowned experts and government sources.
The Story of Self-Repairing Flight Control Systems: NASA and Air Force Partnership to Test SRFCS Damage Adaptive Technology, Intelligent Flight Control System
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 17,990. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
Joint Operational Access Concept (JOAC): Department of Defense (DOD) Strategy for Joint Forces Operations in Response to Emerging Antiaccess and Area-Denial Security Challenges
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 24,670. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a flowing-text ebook format reproduction of an important Department of Defense (DOD) strategy document describing in broad terms how joint forces will operate in response to emerging antiaccess and area-denial security challenges.
Ghosts of Gettysburg IV: Spirits, Apparitions and Haunted Places on the Battlefield
Series: The Ghosts of Gettysburg. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 40,370. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2015 by Second Chance Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » The Paranormal, Nonfiction » History » Military
Gettysburg has earned the reputation as the most haunted place in America! The fourth book in Mark Nesbitt's popular "Ghosts of Gettysburg" book series includes more ghostly encounters on the battlefield, Gettysburg College campus, and in and around the town. Some venues are new, others continue to provide unsuspecting visitors with unexpected, sometimes bizarre, glimpses into another world.
High Frontier: The U. S. Air Force and the Military Space Program - MOL, Dyna-Soar, Nuclear Detection, Missile Warning, Anti-Satellite, SDI, BMD, Launch Operations, Desert Storm
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This unique Air Force report covers the history of the military space program from the first studies after World War II through the modern era.
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.