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Wernher von Braun: His Life and Work from German Missiles to the Saturn V Moon Rocket - An Expansive Compilation of Authoritative NASA History Documents and Selections
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 197,650. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
With extensive and informative excerpts gathered from over three dozen NASA history and reference publications, this unique compilation provides unprecedented insight into the life and work of Dr. Wernher von Braun on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth in 1912.
U.S. Marine Corps Aviation - Early Years 1912-41, World War II, Korean War, Southeast Asia, Martin MT, Grumman F3-F2, Curtiss SBC-4, John Glenn, F-86, Douglas F3D Skynight, Grumman F9F Panther
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,010. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Marine Aviation was officially born on May 22, 1912, when First Lieutenant Alfred A. Cunningham, USMC, reported to the camp "for duty in connection with aviation." This was several months after the Naval Aviation Camp was established at Annapolis in 1911.
Secret Weapon: High-value Target Teams as an Organizational Innovation - Iraq, Afghanistan, Taliban, al-Qaeda, Petraeus, Odierno, The Surge in Iraq, SOF, Tommy Franks, Task Force Freedom in Mosul
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,410. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study argues that interagency teams were a major catalyst in turning around the Iraq War, and that they will disappear from America's arsenal unless the knowledge base supporting the innovation can be secured.
Integrating the Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Into the National Airspace System
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,210. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The purpose of this study is to show that although the DoD and the FAA recognize the importance of integrating manned and unmanned aircraft within the NAS, there are many challenges and gaps that must be bridged to facilitate successful integration.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - The Government Assistance Center: A Vehicle for Transitioning to the Host Government
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,880. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this monograph, Professor Raymond Millen proposes a way for non-military organizations to render assistance and development to fragile states through an organizational approach. Accordingly, he proffers the concept of the Government Assistance Center as a vehicle for effective coordination.
The Interagency and Counterinsurgency Warfare: Stability, Security, Transition, and Reconstruction Roles - Lessons from Iraq and Afghanistan, Presidential Decision Directives, COIN and the Army
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 193,540. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
U.S. military campaigns in Afghanistan, Iraq, and the greater Global War on Terrorism have confronted civilian policymakers and senior military officers with a complex, fluid battlefield which demands kinetic and counterinsurgency capabilities.
Whither Space Power? Forging a Strategy for the New Century - Future Space Warfare Scenarios and Options for Space Security
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,530. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
In this book, General Worden and Major Shaw present the building blocks for an all-encompassing strategy and doctrine for space power in the twenty-first century.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Security Sector Reform: A Case Study Approach to Transition and Capacity Building - Kosovo, Haiti, Liberia
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,220. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Security sector reform (SSR)-defined here as activities undertaken by a nation and its partners to improve the way it provides safety, security, and justice to its citizens — has emerged since the end of the Cold War as an important tool for stabilizing and reconstructing post-conflict countries.
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
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 91,720. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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.
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)
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Category: 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.
The Army Medical Department 1818 - 1865, Laying the Foundation, War with Mexico, The American Civil War, Achievements and Failures
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 179,740. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Army military history volume traces the development of the Medical Department from its establishment on a permanent basis in 1818 through the final days of the Civil War in 1865.
Top Secret - Operation Plan Neptune Part One
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Series: Top Secret Operation Plan Neptune. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,780. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Top Secret copy of Operation Neptune task force instructions is reproduced as a facsimile edition in five parts. Part One contains Billeting of US troops, Task Organisation, Intelligence and Minesweeping Plans. Of huge interest to military historians and enthusiasts interested in the Channel crossing phase of Operation Overlord. SS Empire Anvil was part of the D-Day armada on June 6, 1944.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force F-22 Raptor Fighter Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,350. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the F-22 Raptor Fighter aircraft.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,240. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: 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.
Decade of War, Volume I - Enduring Lessons from the Past Decade of Operations - Mistakes and Failures in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, Strategic Themes and Recommendations
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,030. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Joint and Coalition Operational Analysis (JCOA) division reviewed 46 lessons learned studies conducted from 2003 to the present, and synthesized the studies' 400+ findings, observations, and best practices into the 11 strategic themes described in this report.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Bare Base Assets (Air Force Handbook 10-222 Volume 2) - NAVAIDS, Radar, Shelters, Medical Support, Facilities, Equipment, Fueling
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 42,650. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This handbook describes Basic Expeditionary Airfield Resources (BEAR) Air Force civil engineers are likely to site, install, or operate in an expeditionary field environment. It provides a brief overview of major systems and equipment, along with applicable technical references.
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Boards for the E-4B Nightwatch Advanced Airborne Command Post, F-15C Eagle Fighter, QF-4E and QRF-4C Target Drones
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,620. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Four USAF accident investigation board reports, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, present findings into Class A aerospace mishaps involving the E-4B Nightwatch Advanced Airborne Command Post, F-15C Eagle Fighter, and QF-4E and QRF-4C Target Drones.
Archie to SAM: A Short Operational History of Ground-Based Air Defense, From Guns to Missiles, Ballistic Missile Defense, Star Wars, Patriot, PAC-3, Arrow, Naval Developments, THAAD
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,680. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Archie to SAM is an update in 2005 to Kenneth Werrell's Archie, Flak, AAA, and SAM. He continues to study ground-based air defense systems in new events, including the Gulf War. In rescuing ground-based air defense systems from long neglect, Werrell delves into such topics as tactics, leadership, change, and innovation.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Corsairs to Panthers - U.S. Marine Aviation in Korea - Tigercat, F4, Night-Fighter Squadrons, 1st Marine Aircraft, Bell and Sikorsky Helicopters
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This exceptional USMC history provides unique information about U.S. Marine aviation in the Korean War, with information about the Vought F4U Corsair, Grumman F7F Tigercat, Douglas F30 Skynight, Marine night-fighter squadrons, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing Leaders, Marine Observation Squadron, Bell and Sikorsky helicopters, major-league baseball player reservists including Ted Williams, and more.
Light Military Trucks | Military-Today.com
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,730. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a great reference guide on light military vehicles and light trucks. It covers vehicles from all around the world and provides photos and basic information with specifications. It is easy to read and will be useful for people interested in military hardware. It is a great first step in identifying and researching light military vehicles.