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One Look: Deployment to Iraq 100 Days Captured in 100 Cartoons
Price: Free! Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » History » Military
Capturing the essence of the war in Iraq has been done through words and photography, so I thought I’d set about cornering the market on lighthearted cartoons. I can’t draw to save my life, but that didn’t stop me, and thankfully no such demand has yet presented itself. During my deployment with the Army in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom I sketched out 100 cartoons, and well, here they are.
A U.S. Navy Submarine Disaster Block Island Sound, Rhode Island September 25, 1925
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / History, Nonfiction » History » Military
The officers on S-51 were very young. The Commander was the only one of five who had seen service during World War I. The Navy believed this was a nonissue when it confronted the rival lawyers of the steamship company later in 1925. The Navy contended their officers were quite experienced, having trained at the Naval Academy in Annapolis and also the submarine school in New London, Connecticut.
The H.L. Hunley: its life and controversies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,600. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » American
From the first idea of an underwater warship to its ultimate demise. This book covers a wide range of information on the Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley and its controversies, including who found the Hunley. There is a chapter dedicated to the discovery of the little submarine by each of the men who claim they discovered it. Followed by a chapter which looks at the two claims.
2015 Pentagon Report: Asia-Pacific Maritime Security Strategy: Achieving U.S. National Security Objectives - South China Sea, Japan, Senkaku Islands, Paracel, PLAN Navy, China's Spratlys Outposts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 112,860. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this newly released Pentagon report provides an up-to-date status of American Asia-Pacific maritime strategy, with detailed information about ongoing competing territorial and maritime claims in the South and East China Sea.
Wings of Hope: The U.S. Air Force and Humanitarian Airlift Operations - Berlin Airlift, Vietnam, Floods, Disasters, Africa, Provide Comfort for Iraqi Kurds, Bosnia, Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Katrina
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 128,530. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) book reviews the long and honorable history of humanitarian airlifts - part of a well-established tradition dating back three-quarters of a century to the early days of military flight.
A Dangerous Business: The U.S. Navy and National Reconnaissance During the Cold War - Commemorating Silent Sacrifices - SESP Program, Pueblo Incident, North Korean Shootdown, Turbulent Turtle
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 105,170. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique publication outlines the history of Naval aerial reconnaissance during the Cold War.
Soldier, Storyteller: A Woman Soldier Goes to War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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On August 2, 1990, Saddam Hussien invaded Kuwait. Within twenty-four hours, he controlled the entire country. Five days later, the United States was deploying soldiers and had named the military operation Desert Shield. This would be the largest deployment of women at the time. Soldier, Storyteller is a rare inside look at war from a woman’s perspective and answers "What was it like?"
Gradual Failure: The Air War Over North Vietnam 1965 - 1966 - War in Southeast Asia and Indochina, Flaming Dart, Rolling Thunder, Pause and Escalation, SAM Threat, Bombing Halt
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 237,620. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication, previously classified, tells the story of the opening two years of the Rolling Thunder air campaign in North Vietnam.
The Trolley Mission 1945: Germany, 24 Hours After World War II
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - Photo books, Nonfiction » History » Military
Aerial Pictures and Photographs of Germany, 24 hours after World War II.
The United States Air Force in Southeast Asia: The Advisory Years to 1965 - Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Ranch Hand, Diem, Interdiction, Gulf of Tonkin, Johnson, Diffusion of Air Assets
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 248,950. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication tells the story of the Air Force's involvement in the Vietnam region from the end of the second World War until the major infusion of American troops into Vietnam in 1965.
The 31 Initiatives: A Study in Air Force - Army Cooperation - Air Defense, Rear Area Operations, Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses, Special Forces, Joint Munitions Development, Combat Techniques
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 144,930. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this U.S. Air Force (USAF) publication examines areas of cooperation between the Army and the Air Force.
Airlift and Airborne Operations in World War II: U.S. Army Air Forces, DC-3, C-87, C-54, C-69, Helicopters, Gliders, Mediterranean, Frantic, Carpetbagger, Overlord, Market Garden, Flying the Hump
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,390. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this military publication tells the story of airlift and airborne operations by the U.S. Army Air Corps in World War II.
Ubådene af DELFINEN-klassen 1954 – 1990
Price: $5.40 USD. Words: 15,690. Language: Danish. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Bog om de danske ubåd af DELFINEN-klassen / book about the Danish submarines of the DELFINEN class.
Prelude to the Total Force: The Air National Guard 1943-1969 - ANG Forged in Politics, Struggle for Control, Integrating with the Active Force, Cold Warriors, Vindication, Berlin Airlift, Korean War
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 187,490. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication is a comprehensive history of the origin of America's Air National Guard, covering the years 1943-1969.
Preemptive Defense: Allied Air Power Versus Hitler's V-Weapons 1943-1945 - U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II, V-2, Hitler and von Braun's Vengeance Weapons, Attacks on London, Operation Crossbow
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 113,140. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication recounts the efforts to destroy Hitler's Vengeance weapons during World War II.
A Preliminary to War: The 1st Aero Squadron and the Mexican Punitive Expedition of 1916 - Zapata, Desperado Pancho Villa, Curtiss JN-2, JN-4, Benjamin Foulois, John Pershing, Jeffery Trucks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 124,500. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Latin America / Mexico, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication is a history of the first deployment of the U.S. Army's entire air force, the 1st Aero Squadron, for an active campaign in Mexico.
General James H. Doolittle: The Air Force's Warrior-Scholar - True Renaissance Man and American Hero, Pioneer Aviator, Engineer, Scientist, World War II Bombing, Tokyo Raiders
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 107,270. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication tells the life story of a true American hero, General James Doolittle.
The USAF in Korea: A Chronology 1950-1953 - Flying Boxcar C-119, Relationship of Military Operations to Land Battle, Naval Operations, and Political and Diplomatic Events, First All-Jet Air Battle
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 136,520. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this fascinating Air Force publication provides a comprehensive chronology of U.S. air operations in the Korean War.
US Fighter Ace Legends of WWII - then and now portraits
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War, Nonfiction » History » Military
US Fighter Ace Legends of WWII is a collection of then-and-now photographic portraits of six men who achieved the legendary status of fighter ace. The book includes short profiles about the pilots with an emphasis on their wartime experiences.
The U.S. Air Force in Space 1945 to the Twenty-first Century: Recollections of General Schriever, Balancing Technology and Reliability, Cold War, Space Power, Persian Gulf War, Manned versus Unmanned
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 163,590. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication reviews the role of the USAF in space from the end of World War II to the present, based on a historical symposium on the Air Force's experience in the development of space systems and their military applications.