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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.
Paloma and the Horse Traders
Series: The Spanish Brand Series. Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 95,620. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Camel Press. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 17th Century
As the 18th century ends, the Comanches have made peace with the Spanish colonists in New Mexico. No one is as relieved as Marco and his wife Paloma, who live on the edge of Comanchería. Then a new threat emerges: a renegade Comanche. Flanked by a disgraced lieutenant, a band of horse traders, and a slave girl, Marco and his friend Toshua venture north to defeat Great Owl or die trying.
Fangturm
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 31, 2015 by Chiado Editora. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Ao longo de todo o período da I Grande Guerra (1914-1918), esteve fundeado no porto de Palma de Maiorca um barco alemão, chamado Fangturm, que apenas dele saiu, como despojo e indemnização de guerra para a França, em 1919.
Rerum Uchronicarum Fragmenta
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 72,080. Language: Italian. Published: July 31, 2015 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World
Spesso si sente dire che la storia non si fa con i se e con i ma. La storia no, ma la letteratura sì. Che cosa sarebbe accaduto se i persiani avessero sconfitto i greci a Salamina? Cosa se la congiura contro Cesare fosse fallita? Cosa se Lutero fosse morto durante il suo viaggio a Roma? Cosa se il 28 giugno 1914 la pistola di Gavrilo Princip si fosse inceppata? Basta un piccolo evento, il volo di
Sukarno - A Biography
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 233,860. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2015 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Presidents & heads of state, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Sukarno – a biography is the first English language biography on Sukarno (1901-1970) – the founding father and first president of Indonesia.
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.
Help From Above: Air Force Close Air Support (CAS) of the Army 1946-1973, World War I and II, Korean War, Tactical Air Control, Vietnam, A-10 Airplane, F-111, Support of Ground Forces, Helicopters
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 287,450. Language: English. Published: July 26, 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 close air support.
Fueling the Fires of Resistance: Army Air Forces Special Operations in the Balkans during World War II - The U. S Army Air Forces in World War II - Hitler's Assault, Nazism, Serbia, Yugoslavia
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,800. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication examines what might fairly be considered one of the most important early experiences in the history of Air Force special operations.
A History of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF) - Edgar Gorrell, World War II, Pan Am and British, Airlines, MATS, MAC, Military and Emergency Airlift, Cargo, Management, Enhancement, Desert Shield
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 220,010. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication tells the story of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF).
Hitting Home: The Air Offensive Against Japan - The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II, Doolittle Raid to the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, B-29 Superfortress, Hansell, LeMay, Marianas
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,760. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication traces the development of the bombing of the Japanese home islands.
Immediate Reach, Immediate Power: The Air Expeditionary Force and American Power Projection in the Post-Cold War Era - Hap Arnold, Composite Air Strike Force (CASF), CENTCOM, F-16
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,360. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication describes the Air Expeditionary Force concept in which aircraft wings, groups, or squadrons attached to a numbered air force are deployed under the command of a U.S. military joint Commander in Chief of a geographical region during a period of increased operational tempo.
Indians of the Americas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,850. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Native American
Discover the rich history of the major Indian tribes and civilizations of North, Central, and South America in this detailed historical study. Take a journey through time, exploring cultures, ways of life, beliefs, skills and conflicts from the ice age to the 20th century
A Pattern for Joint Operations: World War II Close Air Support, North Africa - Weapons, Doctrine, Aircraft, Planning, TORCH Landings, Offensive Against Tunisia, Kasserine and a New Look
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 128,960. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication examines a subject of importance not only to the Army but also to the Air Force: the origin and development of American close air support doctrine and practice in World War II.
Operation Thursday: Birth of the Air Commandos - The U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II - Chindits, Operation Longcloth, Orde Wingate, India, Burmese Front, Support from Churchill and Roosevelt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a detailed history of Operation Thursday, a bold, unconventional use of American air power to support British ground troops in Burma during World War II.
Where Hash Rules
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The history of Charlie's Sandwich Shoppe (1927-2014) in Boston's South End!
Operation Ranch Hand: The Air Force and Herbicides in Southeast Asia - 1961-1971 - Agent Orange, C-123, South Vietnam Defoliation Operations, Viet Cong, Crop Destruction, Health Effects, Mekong Delta
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 191,350. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication provides a detailed history of the Air Force role in Operation Ranch Hand, which saw eighteen million gallons of chemicals sprayed on an estimated twenty percent of South Vietnam's jungles.
Generations of Service: Uplifting Stories of Twenty-One Families Serving in the U.S. Air Force, Legacy Heritage of Airmen as Pilots, Maintainers, Security Forces, Logisticians, Lawyers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 117,430. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication profiles twenty-one families serving multiple generations in the U.S. Air Force.
On Target: Organizing and Executing the Strategic Air Campaign Against Iraq, The USAF in the Persian Gulf War - Kuwait Crisis, Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Offensive Air Campaign, Great Scud Hunt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 256,230. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication is focused on the "offensive air campaign against Iraq," a term implying that the strategic phase of the air campaign that attacked military and economic targets in Iraq proper was part of a larger overall air operation.
Natural Defense: Air Force Origins of Department of Defense Natural Resources Conservation Program - Land Use Controversy, Fish and Wildlife, Turtle Habitats, Species at Risk on DOD Installations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,930. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication relates the story of why the U.S. Air Force took the lead among the military services in developing a comprehensive conservation program.