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Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops 1862-1867 - South Atlantic Coast, Gulf Coast, Mississippi River, Southern States, Reconstruction
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 278,200. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is primarily an operational history of the Colored Troops in action. Other works have dealt with such subjects as the Colored Troops and racial discrimination, the soldiers' lives in camp and at their homes, and how these men fared as veterans during Reconstruction and afterward. Instead, Freedom by the Sword tells what they did as soldiers during the war.
America's Civil War 1861 to 1865 - Army Military History of the War Between the States from Secession and Fort Sumter to Lee's Surrender at Appomattox
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,740. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Army history publication provides details and analysis of the Civil War from its beginnings in 1816 through its conclusion.
The Civil War Begins: Opening Clashes, 1861 - Fort Sumter, Virginia and Bull Run, The Fight for Missouri, From Belmont to Port Royal
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,770. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Army history publication, prepared in commemoration of our national sacrifices, provides details and analysis of the opening clashes of the War Between the States in 1861, including Fort Sumter, Virginia and Bull Run, the Fight for Missouri, Belmont, and Port Royal.
The Battle of Talavera 1809
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Series: Bretwalda Battles, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,160. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
At Talavera a British army under Sir Arthur Wellesley (later the Duke of Wellington) tried to link up with a Spanish army under General Cuesta to ambush a French corps under Marshal Victor. But things went wrong and the British had to fight their way to safety.
Warbirds of USA 60 Flashcards
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012 and represented by Alan Phillips. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The fighting aircraft of the USA are amazing. The pinnacle of warfare is in these war machines. Not only the greatest killing machines in history but also works of art. Poetry in motion while capable of murdering millions. Love them or hate them one has to stand in awe. They cost trillions and trillions of dollars.
To War in Style
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Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
In January of 1973 we in the Defense Attaché Office in the American Embassy, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, found ourselves in an unusual situation. In Vietnam, all US forces were ordered to cease fighting and that included air assets as well as the ground troops. Yet we had authorized air support until August 15. This article is about what occurred during that time.
Heart of a Military Woman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,460. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
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Stories and Tributes to Those Who Serve Our Country Heart of a Military Woman is a keepsake collection of true short stories, touching tributes and emotive poems, celebrating our active and retired service members. Historic, nostalgic and some quite recent, these are written by military members, their families and loved ones, sharing sentiments and pride as only they can.
Air-to-Ground Battle for Italy: A World War II Memoir by a P-40 and P-47 Fighter Pilot - Fears, Uncertainties, and Accomplishments of Ordinary Americans at War
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,630. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Brig. General Michael C. McCarthy wrote this World War II memoir from his perspective as a fighter pilot who flew two years with one squadron first in the P-40 then P-47.
A War of Their Own: Bombers over the Southwest Pacific - World War II Fifth Air Force Air War, General George Kenney, U.S. Army Air Forces (AAF)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Captain Matt Rodman's book is an intriguing study of a moment in history when combat airpower played a key role in achieving victory. He expertly recounts how Fifth Air Force quickly developed new tactics and procedures that "saved the day."
Air Power and Maneuver Warfare - Early German Campaigns (von Richthofen), World War II, German 1941 Campaign in Russia, Israel, Soviets
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,120. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique volume represents an attempt "to clarify the relationship between air power and maneuver warfare since 1939, a subject that derives its importance from the fact that maneuver warfare has been the Army's official doctrine since the early eighties...[it will help the reader learn] about the past, present, and future of air power on one hand and maneuver warfare on the other."
Apollo's Warriors: U.S. Air Force Special Operations during the Cold War - Secret Psywar Weapons, Indochina War, Air Commandos, Covert War Missions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,170. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012. Category: 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.
Kenneth N. Walker: Airpower's Untempered Crusader - World War II Bombardment Advocate, Medal of Honor
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 58,780. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Although the phrase was first voiced by others, Walker became identified with the credo, "The well-organized, well-planned, and well-flown air force attack will constitute an offensive that cannot be stopped."
Responsibility of Command: How UN and NATO Commanders Influenced Airpower over Bosnia - History of the Bosnia War, Operation Deny Flight, Srebrenica
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book examines the role that theater-level commanders in the UN and NATO played in influencing the use of airpower over Bosnia between the spring of 1993 and the end of 1995. It also uncovers factors explaining why top UN and NATO commanders in the region acted as they did.
The Siege of Lachish 701BC - A Bretwalda Battle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Key note: In 701BC Sennacherib of Assyria marched his army to crush a rebellion in Judah. The city of Lachish was first to be attacked and the siege proved to be a classic action of its time.
Low-Intensity Conflict in the Third World: Middle East, Soviets, Russia, Latin America, South Africa, Southeast Asia, United States Policy and Strategic Planning
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,510. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States must improve its ability to cope with low-intensity conflict. We must become a great deal better at fighting this kind of war. We may learn quickly, in which case we will be able to cope with low-intensity conflict in the near-term; or we may learn slowly, in which case we will suffer years of frustration.
Airpower Leadership on the Front Line: Lt Gen George H. Brett and Combat Command - World War II, Australia and Caribbean, Curtis LeMay, General MacArthur
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,480. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: 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.
Command in Air War: Centralized versus Decentralized Control of Combat Airpower - Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This work develops a more complete picture of the various ways airpower is controlled in combat, and their subsequent consequences, by presenting airpower as a system, placing theories in their proper context within that system, and accounting for the interaction among them.
The United States Army Operating Concept 2016-2028 - TRADOC Pam 525-3-1, How the Army Fights, Organizing for Combined Arms Maneuver and Wide Area Security, Training and Education
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
TRADOC Pam 525-3-1, The Army Operating Concept, describes how future Army forces conduct operations as part of the joint force to deter conflict, prevail in war, and succeed in a wide range of contingencies in the future operational environment. It describes the employment of Army forces in the 2016-2028 timeframe with emphasis on the operational and tactical levels of war.
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).
U.S. Air Force Aerospace Mishap Reports: Accident Investigation Boards for Incidents Involving the TARS Tethered Aerostat Radar System in 2011 and 2012
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,820. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Three USAF accident investigation board reports, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, present findings into Class A aerospace mishaps involving the TARS Tethered Aerostat Radar System. The Tethered Aerostat Radar System (TARS) is a program managed by Air Combat Command's Acquisition Management and Integration Center.