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U.S. Naval Air Reserve History- Aviation Cadet Program, World War II, Props to Jets, Squantum, Grenada and Lebanon, Weekend Warriors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: I. The Beginning * II. Lean Years, The 1920s * III. Gathering Steam, The 1930s * IV. World War II, The Big Test * V. Postwar Activities and Korea, The Reserve Show * VI. 1953-1968: Stability with Transition, Props to Jets * VII. Reorganization and Revitalization in the 1970s * VIII. The 1980s, Present and Future
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Special Operations - 2012 Army Doctrine Reference Publication No. 3-05, Fires, Targeting, Intelligence, Sustainment (Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Army Doctrine Reference Publication (ADRP) 3-05, Special Operations, provides a broad understanding of Army special operations by describing how executing the two mutually supporting critical capabilities of special warfare and surgical strike contribute to unified land operations.
Look Up, Topeka! A Walking Tour of Topeka, Kansas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Topeka, Kansas is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Ground Reconnaissance - MCWP 2-15.3 (Value-Added Professional Format Series)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,080. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Part of our value-added professional format series of U.S. military manuals, this U.S. Marine Corps manual establishes doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP) for Marine Corps ground reconnaissance.
Prayers in Stone: Nagasaki's A-Bomb Heritage Sites
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,420. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » War
This condensed Smashwords version of Prayers in Stone provides an overview of about 200 of Nagasaki's A-bomb heritage sites. The entries are organized into a series of tours for the convenience of tourists actually visiting the city, and to give the general reader a sense of the layout and the proximity to the hypocenter.
Army Research Laboratory Technical Report: A Summary of Visual Gaze and Dwell Times for Army Pilots During Mission Simulations (ARL-TR-5900) Army Aviation Simulators
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
This report summarizes pilot (PI) visual gaze and dwell times obtained during operational missions conducted with seven engineering simulators.
The Story of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base 1940 - 1976, Strategic Air Command, B-29, B-50, U-2, A-10, Lucky Lady II, Tactical Air Command, F-4C Fighter, Tucson Arizona Community, Aircraft Storage
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,350. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
With the creation of the Strategic Air Command in 1946, Davis-Monthan Field took on an new strategic role involving B-29s, B-50s, and later the all-jet B-47 bombers. The importance of the base was bolstered during the 1960s with the addition of the nation's first Titan II intercontinental ballistic missile wing and a high-technology reconnaissance unit.
Locating Air Force Base Sites: History's Legacy - Comprehensive Updated Reference on Air Force Basing History and Issues, Site Selection, BRAC Commissions, From the Army Air Corps to the War on Terror
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 136,260. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study describes military, technical, economic, and political reasoning that has influenced the location, or basing, of major flying and nonflying units in the continental United States, excluding Alaska, between 1907 and 2003. Specifically, it deals with the basing of bomber, fighter, airlift and missile units, training installations, logistic centers, and product centers.
The Armoured Train Incident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
On 15 November 1899, near the start of the Anglo-Boer War, an armoured train with a young Winston Churchill aboard ground its way through the misty hinterland of Natal, South Africa. The Boers, fearsome, brave Afrikaner farmers known for their marksmanship, had proved to be a formidable force. As the train steamed along, the soldiers were aware the elusive foe could strike at any time.
The Crescent and the Cross
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,190. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Two massive armies, two legendary leaders, two historic creeds, and one desperate battle that would determine the fate of Western Civilization for centuries to come….
Ensaio Sobre a Vida do Infante D. Henrique
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,930. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays
Esta obra tem como finalidade divulgar junto do público em geral um ensaio sobre a vida do Infante D. Henrique que foi galardoado com o primeiro prémio Henriquino, em 1960, na Vila de Sagres, em Portugal.
Airborne Combat Vehicles | Military-Today.com
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,880. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This short e-book is a great reference guide on modern military airborne combat vehicles. These airborne armored vehicles are rare and are used only by some countries. E-book 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 airborne combat vehicles.
Mobility, Support, Endurance: A Story of Naval Operational Logistics in the Vietnam War 1965-1968 - Pueblo and Lloyd Bucher, Forces Afloat, Seventh Fleet, Inshore and Inland Waterways
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 132,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Over the years a number of general officers and a few flag officers in positions of responsibility have written their own accounts of what went on during a major war. Quite understandably these have tended to focus mainly on the purely combat features of the war and on overall strategy. The result has often been an unbalanced picture of the total military effort.
China Policies and Controversies: U.S. Military Papers - PLA, Deception, Maritime Quest, Navy, Taiwan Arms Sales, Turkey and China, plus 2014 U.S. Intelligence Threat Assessment
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,520. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This unique collection of American military documents provides a special view of recent Chinese military and policy developments.
Lincoln, Pericles, the Gettysburg Address, and the Dedication of Civic Sacrifice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Abraham Lincoln is remembered not only for presiding over a war-torn nation a century and a half ago, but for his words, the most memorable of which were meant to be spoken as speeches. Legend insists that Lincoln's most famous speech, The Gettysburg Address, was written hastily on the back of an envelope. Instead, Lincoln labored over his oration, using the Athenian Pericles as an inspiration.
Oral History of Germans Taken To the USSR with Their Obsolete DFS 346-Part 4
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 120. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an oral history of several dozens of German aviation designers and engineers that were taken to the Soviet Union in October 1946 along with their DFS 346.
Heinkel He 176
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 100. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » History » Military
Dr Myhra's story of the Heinkel He 176 rocket powered aircraft has been clouded in mystery and incorrect information for many years. Only in the last few years have some of the real facts emerged.
Pigs & Me
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,130. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Tales of the Bygone Bush.
A Walking Tour of Bordentown, New Jersey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » History » American
There is no better way to see America than on foot. And there is no better way to appreciate what you are looking at than with a walking tour. This walking tour of Bordentown, New Jersey is ready to explore when you are. Each walking tour describes historical, architectural landmarks, cultural sites and ecclesiastic touchstones and provides step-by-step directions.
Pioneer Mother:The Life and Times of Esther Clark Short
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,990. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Esther Clark Short was a Native American woman who went West. She was a claim jumper, an enterprising business woman, and the founder of the town of Vancouver, Washington. She lived in a time when the Pacific Northwest was a place of danger and opportunity. This book explores not only her life, but the lives of the famous people she knew in the swirl of tummultous times.