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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.
The Struggle for Air Force Independence 1943-1947 - Roots of AAF, Marshall and Forrestal, Eisenhower, Truman, Plans for Unification, JCS, Postwar, Moving Toward Autonomy, Establishing the USAF
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 239,950. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication is the definitive accounting of the creation and establishment of the United States Air Force.
To Save a City: The Berlin Airlift 1948-1949 - Germany in Defeat after World War II, Marshall Plan, Pretext for Soviet Action, Global Logistics, Operation Vittles, Blockade Ends as Airlift Wins, NATO
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 159,960. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents a vivid description of the Berlin Airlift and new interpretations of an event often described as the greatest humanitarian airlift in history.
Silver Wings, Golden Valor: The USAF Remembers Korea - Air Warfare and Dominance, Air-to-Ground Operations, Lessons for Kosovo, Humorous and Sad Recollections, Frank Opinions about the Limited War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,420. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication presents the proceedings of a commemorative symposium at the U.S. Congress on the Korean War.
Goodyear GA-28A/B Convoy Fighter: The Naval VTOL Turboprop Tailsitter Project of 1950
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / History
A detailed look at the Goodyear Aircraft Corporation GA-28A/B proposal, one of the competitors to the Convair XFY-1 and Lockheed XFV-1 VTOL aircraft of the 1950s. The GA-28A/B were VTOL turboprop tailsitters featuring a semi-delta, semi-midwing configuration with triple vertical tail surfaces. Features 40 high resolution illustrations, including detailed schematics and speculative color profiles.
Sierra Hotel: Flying Air Force Fighters in the Decade after Vietnam - Fascinating Inside Stories of Fighter Plane Pilots, Missions, Training, A-10, F-4, F-5, F-15, A-7, F-15, F-16, Smell of Kerosene
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 192,510. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication tells the exciting stories of fighter pilots and their missions and weapons in the decade after the Vietnam War.
Significant Milestones in Air Force History - Wright Flyer, Air Corps Tactical School, GHQ Air Force, Army Air Forces, Hiroshima, Lucky Lady II, Hydrogen Bomb, ICBM, Unity of Air Command
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,170. Language: English. Published: August 8, 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 describes the major milestones in Air Force history.
Short of War: Major USAF Contingency Operations 1947-1997 - Berlin Airlift, Lebanon, Cuban Missile Crisis, Israel Airlift, Vietnam Evacuation, Iranian Hostages, Grenada, Panama, Iraq, Bosnia, Haiti
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 169,780. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication an effort to meet the needs of Air Force commanders and other decision makers for a useful reference work on contingencies.
The Shootdown of Trigger 4: Report of the Project Trigger Study Team - Vietnam Air Battle between Air Force F-4s and North Vietnamese MiG-21s, Question of Fratricide by the AIM-7 Sparrow
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication reports on the investigation of a controversial shootdown of an American F-4 during aerial combat with North Vietnamese MIG jets.
Seventy-Five Years of Inflight Military Aircraft Refueling - Highlights, 1923-1998 - Farnborough, KB-29, B-50, B-52, KC-135, Accidents, Southeast Asia, Helicopters, Persian Gulf War, LeMay
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 129,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication examines the history of military aircraft inflight refueling, beginning with the first, in 1923.
Search and Rescue in Southeast Asia: USAF in Southeast Asia - SAR from World War II to the 1970s, Vietnam Escalation, Son Tay to Cease-fire, Mayaguez, Helicopter Rescues Plucking Fallen Aircrews
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,570. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication offers the reader an exciting and exacting history of the evolution of combat search and rescue in America's longest and most grueling war: the conflict in Southeast Asia.
Bernard A. Schriever: Challenging the Unknown - Development of Ballistic Missiles and ICBMs, IRBMs, Atlas, Titan, Thor, Minuteman, Air Force Bombers, Nuclear Weapons, Sputnik Reaction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 109,820. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication outlines the career of Air Force General Bernard Schriever, responsible for the development of America's intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Reflections and Remembrances: Veterans of the United States Army Air Forces Reminisce about World War II - U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II - Air War in Europe and Pacific, General Schriever
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,500. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication tells the stories of Army Air Force veterans in World War II.
Reflections on Research and Development in the United States Air Force: An interview with Generals Bernard Schriever, Samuel Phillips, Robert Marsh, and James Doolittle, and Dr. Ivan Getting
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 135,080. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication explores the research, development and acquisition (RDA) process in the United States Air Force.
Prophecy Fulfilled: "Toward New Horizons" and Its Legacy, Seminal Reports on Air Power Technology and Military Aeronautics: Where We Stand, Science the Key to Air Supremacy, Dr. Theodore von Karman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 154,690. Language: English. Published: August 6, 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 presents several historic air power technology and military aeronautics.
Peace Quest: The Survivors of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,310. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Hiroshima and Nagasaki's survivors of atomic bombings have made it their mission to work for peace and nuclear disarmament for 70 years. Prize-winning Seattle journalist Joe Copeland, who has interviewed survivors over nearly three decades, provides a compelling look at these remarkable people, their sense of purpose and their hopes, born out of tragic loss, for a better world.
Piercing the Fog: Intelligence and Army Air Forces Operations in World War II - ULTRA, MAGIC, Y-Service, European Theater, Air War in Europe, Pacific and Far East, Planning the Defeat of Japan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 307,950. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication records tells the intriguing story of how airmen built intelligence organizations to collect and process information about the enemy in World War II, and much more.
Pearl to V-J Day: World War II in the Pacific - Air Force Symposium, Grand Strategy, Island Campaign, Intelligence Methodologies, Sea War Against Japan, Air and Submarine War, Atomic Bomb Decision
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,620. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication records the proceedings of an Air Force symposium which offered a unique opportunity for its guest panelists — participants in that war or historians of it — to reflect on a variety of World War II subjects.
History of the Air Corps Tactical School 1920 -1940 - World War I, Langley Field, Maxwell Field, Air Corps Doctrinal Center, Precision Bombardment, Conflict with the War Department General Staff
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 140,830. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication examines the 1930s Air Corps Tactical School at Maxwell Field, Alabama.
A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,790. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows him from being a Naval Aviation Cadet to becoming a “regular” sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga on an eight-month tour of duty in the politically tense Mediterranean Sea.