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Circling the Earth: United States Plans for a Postwar Overseas Military Base System, 1942-1948 - Projecting Military Power after World War II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,830. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In many ways, the evolution of planning for overseas bases from 1942 through 1948 reflected the growing sophistication and political maturation of American foreign and military policy. In spite of the dismal failure of the League of Nations, early planning focused on basing requirements for an envisioned postwar international police force.
Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command - World War II, Australia and Caribbean, Curtis LeMay, General MacArthur
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
With Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command, Douglas Cox makes a singular contribution to American airpower biography. George H. Brett certainly reached high rank, and only the most cynical and uninformed observer would judge his career a failure. Yet World War II did not propel him along the same career trajectory of a Curtis LeMay.
2014 United States Air Force Reserve Handbook - Citizen Airmen, Jackie Cochran, Jimmy Doolittle, Jimmy Stewart, Organizations, Reservist Categories, Disaster Response, Locations, Leadership
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,630. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Here is the latest edition of the official guide to the U.S. Air Force Reserve, with information on current organization, leadership, and components, along with fascinating history including famous members like Jackie Cochran, Jimmy Doolittle, and Jimmy Stewart.
Dear Sergeant Honey Part IV The Greatest Generation Goes Home
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 32,650. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Biography
A compilation of letters and diaries of a woman soldier in World War II. This is not a recollection or a retelling. The letters and diary entries are on a day-by-day basis as she lived it. Hildegarde Molnar was one of the select few of Women's Army Corps (WAC) service members to be sent overseas. She had a unique job as a court reporter for the Judge Advocate General's section. This is Part IV.
Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia - Part One: Definitions of Critical Joint Force Defense Department Terms, From Active Air Defense to Joint Force Special Operations Component Commander
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 181,850. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an ebook reproduction of the Department of Defense Joint Doctrine Encyclopedia providing definitions of critical joint force Defense Department terms, presented in two parts because of the huge size of the complete document.
History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff - Volume V: The Joint Chiefs of Staff and National Policy 1953-1954 - Air Defense, Manpower, Atoms for Peace, Korea, Indochina, Taiwan, Western Europe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 215,120. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Volume V describes JCS activities during the first two years of the Eisenhower administration. It traces the role of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the formulation of the basic national security policies of those years, in force planning and strategy development, and in the nascent area of arms control.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 8 - Ground Systems - Logistics, Obscurants and Flame, Improvised Systems, Upgrades, Countermeasures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,080. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends in the Contemporary Operational Environment (COE), serving as an authoritative "encyclopedia" of weapons around the world. Part Eight includes the section of Volume One covering logistics, obscurants and flame, improvised military systems, equipment upgrades, countermeasures, emerging technology.
Terror Operations: Case Studies in Terrorism (TRADOC Handbook) Tokyo Subway Sarin Attack, Murrah Building Oklahoma Bombing, Khobar Towers, USS Cole Bombing, London Bombs 2005, Beslan Hostage Crisis
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 109,150. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Terror Operations: Case Studies in Terrorism is a U.S Army handbook that presents several terrorist incidents in a case study methodology. This document provides an introduction to the nature of terrorism and recognition of terrorist threats to U.S. military forces.
Marines in the Korean War Commemorative Series: Battle of the Barricades - U.S. Marines in the Recapture of Seoul, 1st Marine Division, Wonsan Landing, Marine Combat Vehicles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This official U.S. Marine Corps history provides unique information about an important aspect of the Korean War. Subjects covered in this history include: the 1st Marine Division; Major General Oliver P. Smith; Seoul/Wonsan campaign; aerial medical evacuation; close air support in the recapture of Seoul; marine combat vehicles; Bushmaster; 1950 street fighting.
A History of Innovation: U.S. Army Adaptation in War and Peace - M1 Garand Rifle, Radar, Benning Revolution, Air Observation Posts, Bazooka, Amphibian Tank, Airmobility, Artillery Speed Shifter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » General, Nonfiction » History » Military
In the United States, the U.S. Army has a long history of innovation, from the exploits of the Lewis and Clark Expedition at the beginning of the nineteenth century to the medical and engineering advances associated with the construction of the Panama Canal begun at its end.
Heavy Military Trucks | Military-Today.com
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This e-book is a great reference guide on heavy military 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 heavy military trucks. It is a bargain for rock solid information like this.
The Development of Ballistic Missiles in the United States Air Force 1945-1960 - Atomic Missiles, Project MX-774, Thor, ICBM Squadrons, Atlas and Titan, IRBM, Pilotless Aircraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,420. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This volume attempts to correct the imbalance by telling the story of the development of Air Force ballistic missiles. It concentrates on the first generation of ballistic missiles: the intercontinental Atlas and Titan, and the intermediate range Thor.
The Foundations of U.S. Air Doctrine: The Problem of Friction in War - Airpower Strategy, World War II Bomber Offensive Plan, Korea, Douhet, Billy Mitchell, Clausewitzian Doctrine
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,950. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study revolves around friction, meaning the ubiquitous uncertainties and inescapable difficulties that form the atmosphere of real war. More specifically, it attempts to utilize the Clausewitzian concept of general friction as a basis for assessing — and, if necessary, reshaping — the foundations of US air doctrine.
National Defense Intelligence College Paper: Imperialism With Chinese Characteristics? Reading and Re-Reading China's 2006 Defense White Paper - Chinese Military Expansion, Maoist Policy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,630. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This unique and informative paper was produced by the National Intelligence University / National Defense Intelligence College. The [Chinese] White Papers provide foreign readers a glimpse into China's general mood concerning its current situation as well as a general portrait of China's policies that are designed to protect and further China's interests.
Three Block War: U.S. Marines in Iraq
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,760. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » War
Three Block War is 21st Century warfare defined. A clash of highly-trained and motivated warriors equipped with modern weaponry, opposed by a brutal cornucopia of asymmetrical zealotry and international terrorism, thriving in a land saturated with Soviet munitions.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Instrument Flight for Army Aviators - Field Manual 3-04.240 (FM 1-240) Part 1 - Techniques for Instrument Flying and Air Navigation, Weather, Emergency Operations
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,370. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Field Manual is specifically prepared for aviators authorized to fly Army aircraft.
The Evolution of the Cruise Missile - Comprehensive History from the V-1 and V-2 to the Tomahawk and Snark, ALCM, SLCM, GLCM, Sperry Gyroscope, JATO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,320. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive history of the origin and development of the cruise missile, one of the most important weapons in the American arsenal. Contents: Chapter 1 - Introduction * Chapter 2 - The Early Years: To 1941 * Chapter 3 - World War 2 * Chapter 4 - Postwar Developments * Chapter 5 - Us Cruise Missiles Revitalized * Chapter 6 - 1977 To The Present * Chapter 7 - Conclusion.
Condensed Analysis of the Ninth Air Force in the European Theater of Operations of World War II - D-Day, Normandy, Ardennes, Battle of the Bulge, Middle Wallop, Biggin Hill, Second World War
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,900. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique document is an analytical study of the operating procedures and functional organization of tactical air power as developed by the Ninth Air Force in the war of Western Europe.
Joint Doctrine for Operations in Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical (NBC) Environments (Joint Publication 3-11) - Combat Operations, Health Service Support, Hazard Considerations
Price: $1.75 USD. Words: 40,660. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This publication sets forth principles to assist commanders and staffs to plan for and conduct operations in which their forces may encounter the employment or threat of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons and other toxic materials.
21st Century Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI) Papers - Mass Atrocity Prevention and Response Options (MAPRO): A Policy Planning Handbook - Stopping Genocide
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 73,490. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
This Handbook is designed to be a reference for policy makers to monitor, prevent, and if necessary respond to genocide and other mass atrocity situations.