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A Need to Know: The Role of Air Force Reconnaissance in War Planning, 1945-1953 - Radar Principles, World War I and II, Korean War
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,830. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: 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.
Naval Aviation Vision: Sea Control, Maritime Security, Power Projection, Deterrence, Humanitarian Assistance, Century of Excellence, Future, Transformation Roadmaps, Forcenet
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
From deployed Marine expeditionary units and aviation combat elements embarked aboard amphibious assault ships conducting expeditionary operations ashore, to Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft embarked aboard aircraft carriers streaming alongside surface combatants as part of carrier groups, Naval Aviation is ideally suited to carry out the national security strategy.
Guide to Air Force Heraldry - Heraldry Through the Ages, Symbols in Emblems, USAF Symbols, Organizational Emblems, Designing An Air Force Emblem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,210. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Heraldry as we know it today had its beginning in the early 12th century during the period between the First and Second Crusades.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-135 Stratolifter and KC-135 Stratotanker Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,820. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Four Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of the C-135 Stratolifter and KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft. Contents: Operations Procedures * Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * Aircrew Training * Aircraft Configuration
A Concise History of the U.S. Air Force - From the Genesis of American Air Power to the Gulf War, World War II, Nuclear Age and Cold War, Billy Mitchell, Foulois, von Richtofen, Spaatz
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating review of the history of America's Air Force from the Civil War to the Gulf War. Except in a few instances, since World War II no American soldier or sailor has been attacked by enemy air power.
7 December 1941: The Air Force Story of the Attack on Pearl Harbor - Day that Will Live in Infamy, Hell in Paradise, Bomber and Fighter Commands, Failed Warning System, Heroic Efforts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 94,620. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
On 7 December 1941, the "Day of Infamy," the United States and its armed forces were plunged into the most costly war in history. The Air Force story of 7 December is told in its entirety for the first time in this fascinating volume.
The Emerging Shield: The Air Force and the Evolution of Continental Air Defense, 1945-1960 - NORAD, Dew Line, SAGE, BOMARC, SAC, Early Warning Systems, Radar Fence, Atom Bomb Impact
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,290. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The volume begins with the U.S. Army Air Service's involvement with air defense in World War I and traces the story through to the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Operation Millpond: U.S. Marines in Thailand, 1961 - Air America Covert Operations, Udorn Airfield, Pathet Lao, President John F. Kennedy, MABS-16
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,830. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This operation highlights the role that the small country of Laos played in the foreign policy calculations of the newly elected U.S. president, John F. Kennedy.
Applications in Operational Culture: Perspectives from the Field - Marine Corps Historical Perspective, Iraq, Afghanistan, al-Qaeda, Pashtun Tribes, Iraqi Army, Long Fight in the Long War
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Applications in Operational Culture, Perspectives from the Field presents six essays by experienced field-grade officers on the challenges, successes, and future warfighting problems of applying culture to military operations.
The World Wide Military Command and Control System (WWMCCS): Evolution and Effectiveness
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 121,520. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this comprehensive analysis of the worldwide military command and control system (WWMCCS), the author examines how organization, technology, and ideology contributed to the development of WWMCCS. He explains how and why WWMCCS developed the way it did.
Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer - Air and Space Power, Doctrine and Strategy, Airpower, Satellites, Billy Mitchell, Claire Chennault, Reconnaissance
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Dr. Chun's Aerospace Power in the Twenty-First Century: A Basic Primer is a great start towards understanding the importance of aerospace power and its ability to conduct modern warfare.
Military Air Refueling: Air Force Air Refueling for Naval Operations, History and Practice; Without Tankers, We Cannot; Flight of the Question Mark, KC-10, KC-135, Vietnam, War on Terror, Spaatz
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 96,080. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Two excellent books provide a wealth of history and information about mid-air military aircraft refueling.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Special Operations - 2012 Army Doctrine Reference Publication No. 3-05, Fires, Targeting, Intelligence, Sustainment (Professional Format Series)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 3-05, Special Operations, provides a broad understanding of Army special operations by describing how executing the two mutually supporting critical capabilities of special warfare and surgical strike contribute to unified land operations.
Fighting Back: New Media and Military Operations - Websites, Cable News, Bloggers, Mobile Technologies, U.S. Military, Israeli-Hezbollah War, The Case of Jenin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,800. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Insurgent use of information as an asymmetric strategic means has been extremely effective in the current theaters of Iraq and Afghanistan leading Richard Holbrooke to famously muse: "How can a man in a cave out-communicate the world's leading communications society?"
Eyewitness to War (Volume III) US Army Advisors in Afghanistan - Frank Commentary on Pre-Deployment Training, Logistics Support, Poppy Eradication, Corruption, Special Forces and Conventional Infantry
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 209,080. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Eyewitness to War Oral History Series: US Army Advisors in Afghanistan by the Combat Studies Institute makes exclusive use of oral history. This volume is a product of interviews obtained by the CSI Operational Leadership Experience (OLE) project and our Contemporary Operations Study Team (COST).
Complete Guide to America's Navy and the Space Program: Early Satellites to Current Defense Systems, Manned Programs (Shepard, Mercury, MOL, Apollo), Recovery, From the Sea to the Stars 2010 Edition
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Price: $5.79 USD. Words: 123,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The complete story of the U.S. Navy and the space program is told in this unique ebook compilation incorporating two authoritative history documents detailing both the Navy's involvement in the manned space program and its own vital military and defense satellite programs through 2009.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Air Force C-38 Courier Aircraft - Operations Procedures, Aircrew Evaluation Criteria, Aircrew Training Flying Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,800. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Three Air Force documents provide unique information about USAF operations of this aircraft. Contents: C-38 Operations Procedures * C-38 Aircrew Evaluation Criteria * C-38 Aircrew Training
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: OPFOR Opposing Force Organization Guide (FM 7-100.4) - Nation State Forces, Operational, Tactical, Paramilitary, Noncombatants, Order of Battle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,280. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This manual is one of a series that describes an opposing force (OPFOR) for training U.S. Army commanders, staffs, and units. These manuals outline an OPFOR that can cover the entire spectrum of military and paramilitary capabilities against which the Army must train to ensure success in any future conflict.
History of Research in Space Biology and Biodynamics at Air Force Missile Development Center, Holloman AFB, 1946 - 1958 - V-2 Rockets, Balloons, Man-High, Monkeys in Space, Kittinger, Zero Gravity
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the fascinating story of the early years of research into the effects of space on biology and the human body, focusing on the famous work at the Holloman Air Force Base Missile Development Center in New Mexico.
The Role of Rhetorical Theory in Military Intelligence Analysis: A Soldier's Guide To Rhetorical Theory - Panopticon, Discourse Hierarchy, Clausewitz, Foucault, Discontinuity Fever, Process
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,640. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The purpose of The Role of Rhetorical Theory in Military Intelligence Analysis is to share Major Mills' rhetorical understanding with young officers attending initial intelligence training. Throughout he infuses key elements from the rhetorical discourse community into the discourse community that deals with training in military intelligence.