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Rearming for the Cold War 1945-1960 - History of Acquisition in the Department of Defense - Nuclear Weapons, Missiles and Rockets, Nuclear Navy, Air Force Bombers, Atomic Army
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 326,440. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This volume is a history of the acquisition of major weapon systems by the United States armed forces from 1945 to 1960, the decade and a half that spanned the Truman and Eisenhower administrations following World War II.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Use of Army National Guard Aircraft - Transportation and Use Policy, Authorized Travel Categories, Duty Status, Air Categories, Aeromedical
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,620. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Pamphlet summarizes the authorized uses of ARNG aircraft, identifies authorized missions, passengers and flight/flying hour reimbursement requirements and procedures. This Pamphlet explains variations between operational missions, travel, and Public Affairs (PA) support by discussing law, regulation and current Army and NGB/ARNG guidance.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team Management, CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package Management
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 169,550. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Weapons of Mass Destruction Civil Support Team Management - This regulation instruction prescribes policies, procedures, and responsibilities governing the employment of National Guard Weapons of Mass Destruction - Civil Support Teams (WMD-CSTs) in support of the National Guard homeland security, homeland defense, contingency operations, special events, incident of national significance.
Comprehensive Guide to Naval Aviation History: United States Naval Aviation 1910 - 1995 - Pioneers, World War II, Korea, Ships, Aircraft, Helicopters, Carriers, Pilot Heroes
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The fourth edition of United States Naval Aviation 1910-1995 is a testimony to Naval Aviation's achievements as it prepares to enter the 21st century and its first one hundred years of service. The Naval Historical Center's Aviation History Office has expanded on previous editions to make this chronology the quintessential reference work on Naval Aviation history.
U.S. Air Force Mishap Prevention Program - Air Force Instruction (AFI) 91-202 - Main USAF Document and Air National Guard Supplement, Aviation, Nuclear, Space Safety
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Two critical mishap program documents, one for the USAF and one for the Air National Guard, are reproduced in this ebook. This instruction implements Air Force Policy Directive (AFPD) 91-2, Safety Programs.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: National Guard Counterdrug Support - Authorized Missions, Use of Counterdrug Assets for Non-Counterdrug Missions, Arming of Troops and Use of Force
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,920. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This regulation/instruction prescribes policies, procedures, and responsibilities governing the utilization of National Guard and Department of Defense (DoD) resources in the National Guard Counterdrug (CD) Support Program.
They Also Served - An Autobiography of a Wellington Bomber Pilot
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 147,080. Language: British English. Published: May 26, 2013 and represented by Stephen Hather. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a true account of Les Hather's (my father) exploits as a Wellington Bomber pilot in the Second World War. Les has written a detailed factual account of his bombing operations From March 1943 to December 1944. In this period my father flew 71 sorties over North Africa, the Middle East and Italy with 104 Squadron over two tours of duty.
Atomic Shield: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume II, 1947-1952 - Terrible Responsibility, Call to Arms, Nuclear Arsenal, Quest for the Super (Hydrogen Bomb)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 326,050. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Atomic Shield, the second volume in a historical series, begins in January, 1947, when the Commission assumed responsibility for the nation's atomic energy program; it ends with the detonation of the first thermonuclear device and the Presidential election in November, 1952.
The New World: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume 1, 1939 to 1946 - The Race for the Atomic Bomb, Uranium 235, Plutonium, Controlling the Bomb after World War II
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 359,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the highly regarded official history of the birth of the atomic age and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The foreword states: No other development in our lifetime has been fraught with such consequences for good or evil as has atomic fission.
Project Y: The Los Alamos Project - Manhattan District History, The Development of the First Atomic Bomb, Trinity, Alberta Project, Tinian, Plutonium, Uranium, Experiments, Physics and Explosives
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,040. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
These two volumes constitute a record of the technical, administrative, and policy-making activities of the Los Alamos Project (Project Y) from its inception under the Manhattan District through the development of the atomic bomb (Vol. I), and during the period following the end of World War II until the Manhattan District relinquished control to the Atomic Energy Commission as of January 1947.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Basic Military Mountaineer Course - Equipment, Knot Tying, Rope, Cold Weather Clothing, Injuries, Terrain, Evacuation, Weapons, Animals, Bivouac Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 123,790. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Written by the Army Mountain Warfare School (AMWS), this workbook provides crucial information about mountain warfare training. The untrained mountain Soldier has two foes - the enemy and the mountain. But he can make a friend and ally of the mountain by learning to know it.
Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO - From Nuclear Artillery to Ballistic Missiles, TNWs and NSNWs, Nuclear Modernization, Deterrence, Operation Snowcat, Nuclear Zero, TLE (Treaty-limited Equipment)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,120. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This comprehensive history of the role of tactical nuclear weapons in Europe, and their continued presence on the continent, provides a fascinating overview of one of the Cold War's most important facets.
Disjointed Ways, Disunified Means: Learning From America's Struggle to Build an Afghan Nation - The Afghanistan War, Natural Resources and Drug Trade, al-Qaeda and Terrorism, Petraeus, McChrystal
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,210. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique book, which studies the efforts of the United States in Afghanistan, discusses potential corrective measures that can be applied to future irregular warfare and "nation-building" missions in particular and American national security affairs more generally.
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues - Volume II: National Security Policy and Strategy, 5th Edition - Securing America from Attack, Transnational Threats
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,400. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This second volume begins by examining the policy/strategy process, moves to a look at the strategic environment, and concludes with some specific issues. This edition continues the effort begun in the fourth edition to include several short case studies to illustrate the primary material in the volume.
U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues, Volume I: Theory of War and Strategy - von Clausewitz, Mao, Sun Tzu, Che Guevara, Machiavelli, Luttwak - 5th Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 199,180. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This edition of the U. S. Army War College Guide to National Security Policy and Strategy continues to reflect the structure and approach of the core national security strategy and policy curriculum at the War College.
The Next Arms Race - Nuclear Doctrine and Force Posture, Plutonium, Proliferation, Asia and China, Israel's Bomb, Middle East, Nuclear Missile Risks, Aerospace Power, India and Pakistan
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,350. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This 2012 report showcases studies that were done over the past three years on what the next set of strategic nuclear competitions might look like. The next arms race will be run by a much larger number of contestants — with highly destructive strategic capabilities far more closely matched and capable of being quickly enlarged than in any other previous period in history.
Black Silk and Gold Cord: Staff and Headquarters Operations in the Army of the Potomac, 1861-1865
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 299,810. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Black Silk and Gold Cord is a study of staffs in the Union army in the eastern theater during the US Civil War. It examines all areas of staff staff support to the army and the processes and procedures used as well as headquarters life. A separate chapter examines Ulysses Grant's headquarters and staff. Includes maps, a collection of pictures, a bibliography, and hyperlinked endnotes
2011 Domestic Operational Law Handbook for Judge Advocates - WMD, CBRNE, Civil Disturbance, National Incident Management System (NIMS), Posse Comitatus, Special Events, Rules for Use of Forces
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 156,280. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Domestic Operational Law (DOPLAW) Handbook for Judge Advocates is a product of the Center for Law and Military Operations (CLAMO).
Air Force System Safety Handbook - Costs, Objectives, Policy and Process, Risk Assessment, Flight Mishaps, Analysis Techniques, Contractors, Nuclear and Explosive Hazards, Biomedical Safety
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 151,560. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Force System Safety Handbook was prepared as a resource document for program office system safety managers and system safety engineers. The handbook provides considerable insight to the general principles, objectives, and requirements of applying system safety concepts to the Air Force system acquisition and logistical support processes.
Bombing the European Axis Powers: A Historical Digest of the Combined Bomber Offensive, 1939-1945 - World War II, B-17, B-24, Bombing Germany and Italy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,460. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
At its core this work is a database covering Anglo-American strategic bomber operations against Germany, Italy, and Axis associated or occupied Europe.