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The Rules of Defeat: The Impact of Aerial Rules of Engagement (ROE) on USAF Operations in North Vietnam, 1965-1968, Effect on Commanders and Aircrews, Rolling Thunder Bombing Mission Effectiveness
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
During the Vietnam War, many American air commanders were convinced that rigid Rules of Engagement (ROEs) prevented an American aerial victory over North Vietnam during the Rolling Thunder air campaign from 1965-1968.
Strategic Attack of National Electrical Systems - Generation, Transmission, Distribution, Past Attacks in World War II Germany and Japan, U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey, Korea, Vietnam, Desert Storm
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 38,120. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The United States Air Force has long favored attacking electrical power systems. Electric power has been considered a critical target in every war since World War II, and will likely be nominated in the future.
Regime Change and the Role of Airpower - South Vietnamese Regime Change in the Vietnam War, President Diem Coup, President Kennedy and Johnson, American Regime Change Causal Theory and Mechanism
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,540. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Drawing from the vision of airpower theorists and building on insights gained from studies on various regime changes, this study advances a theory of regime change and outlines a strategy for the use of airpower. To remain in power, regimes must continue to provide goods to the group of people responsible for its rise to power—the winning coalition.
What effect does development have on the heritage value of former RAF bases in England with special focus on RAF Perton?
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
This book will be looking at the effect of development largely through house building and commercial units within a military context. This will be focused on the case study of RAF Perton, in South Staffordshire a now redundant Second World War airfield and base. How from a current perspective, conservation on this site can be achieved to allow the site and the surrounding landscape to be preserved
A Carta do chefe Seattle ao presidente dos Estados Unidos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: Portuguese. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
Nesta edição Ilustrada e Comentada você conhecerá um dos dos mais famosos e belos textos ambientalistas já produzidos. Conheça a história da famosa carta do Chefe Seattle e leia o texto que vem acompanhado de imagens espetaculares da paisagem norte americana, onde os fatos ocorreram.
Carta del jefe Seattle al presidente de los Estados Unidos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: Spanish. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
La Carta del Jefe Seattle es, sin duda, un hermoso canto a la naturaleza, que provoca emociones elementales e inefables en el lector. Cuando lo hallé por vez primera, lo leí y releí para sentir las palpitaciones de esa sabia y reposada voz, emergida del contacto más puro y primigenio con el mundo natural. Se trata de un libro electrónico que hay que ver
The Dying Days of Segregation in Australia: Case Study Yarrabah
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 42,670. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Rural
For history buffs, politics and Aboriginal affairs enthusiasts, this book is an eye-opening look at Aboriginal Affairs in Australia and in the biggest former reserve in Queensland – Yarrabah near Cairns. It is a must on the shelves of history teachers, University lecturers, students and those who like to keep themselves informed.
The Lost Book of King Arthur
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 38,840. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2016 by New Haven Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Lost Book of King Arthur shows through maps, charts and the piecing together of lost texts, that the legendary King Arthur was very much a real king and not only were his battle sites well documented they were etched forever into the side of great chalices. These cups were treasured at Arthur's Hadrian's Wall garrison.
Mines Away! The Significance of U.S. Army Air Forces Aerial Minelaying in World War II - Japan's Outer and Inner Zones, AAF Plan and Reality, Operation Starvation Blockade, Navy Subs, Curtis LeMay
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 30,110. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In World War II's Pacific Theater, the U.S. Army Air Forces (AAF) devoted a small percentage of its long-range capability to aerial minelaying against Japanese warships and commerce. Sea mines-explosive underwater devices that damaged, sank, or deterred ships - were weapons that had difficulty gaining the same acceptance as guns, bombs, and torpedoes.
Lt. General Ned Almond, U.S. Army - A Ground Commander's Conflicting View with Airmen over CAS Doctrine and Employment - Close Air Support in World War I, II, Korean War, Command and Control
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study analyzes the historical debate between the United States Army (USA) and United States Air Force over the issue of close air support (CAS). Specifically, this study examines four CAS subissues from World War I through the Korean War: priorities in the employment of airpower, the ownership and apportionment of CAS assets, and the most effective CAS command and control (C2) system.
Joint Operations in the Gulf War: An Allison Analysis of Behavior - Rational, Organizational, Bureaucratic Process, Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Battlefield Preparation, Deep Strike Coordination
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,440. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
To what extent was the effectiveness of joint operations in the Gulf War influenced by individual service perspectives? This study uses Graham Allison's three models of bureaucratic behavior (Model I, Rational Actor; Model II, Organizational Process; and Model III, Bureaucratic Politics) to answer this question.
John Boyd and John Warden: Air Power's Quest for Strategic Paralysis - Sun Tzu, Aftermath of Desert Storm Gulf War, Economic and Control Warfare, Industrial, Command, and Informational Targeting
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout air power's inaugural century, theorists have posited numerous schemes to best exploit the air weapon's inherent flexibility and ubiquity. The evolution of air power theory has been fashioned along the way by harsh lessons of war, remarkable advances in technology, and the visionary concepts of a few select airmen.
Green and Blue in the Wild Blue: An Examination of the Evolution of Army and Air Force Airpower Thinking and Doctrine Since Vietnam War - AirLand Battle, Desert Storm, Nuclear War, Close Air Support
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,150. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines the nature and degree of the convergence of Army and Air Force airpower thinking and doctrine since the Vietnam War. The value of this effort lies in providing a better understanding of those areas of agreement which could form the conceptual basis for a comprehensive, conventional, land based airpower theory.
Bannockburn: Norman v Norman
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,380. Language: British English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle ages
The leaders at the Battle of Bannockburn were both Normans aristocrats - Édouard II de Carnarvon and Robert de Brus. The Scots king was descended from Normans in the town of Brus who immigrated in 1165. Scots differ from southern English mainly in language. Scots came from Northumbrian Anglo-Saxon and remains close to its Frisian than does English.
Agter die Magalies, Deel 2: Die Mense van die Krokodilriviervallei
Price: $1.09 USD. Words: 12,910. Language: Afrikaans. Published: September 24, 2016 by Kameeldoring Boeke. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Africa
Die grootste deel van Hoofstuk 13, van die oorspronklike Agter die Magalies boek is vervat in hierdie afdeling. Ontmoet van die mense wat die vrugbare vallei langs die Krokodilrivier hulle tuiste gemaak het. Deel in die lief en leed van hulle alledaagse bestaan, maar met die insig van groter gebeure wat hulle lewens drasties beinvloed het.
Bütün Yönleriyle Mustafa Kemal ATATÜRK
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 108,040. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016 by ibrahim Sarı. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
Mustafa Kemal, vatanı ve milleti için canını feda etmekten kaçınmazdı. Daha Çanakkale savaşları sırasında Anafartalar grubu komutanı iken en ön safta savaştı. Bu savaş sırasında Atatürk'e bir şarapnel parçası isabet etmiş, fakat sağ cebinde bulunan saati kendisini ölümden kurtarmıştı. Sakarya Savaşı sırasında ise atından düşmüş ve kaburga kemikleri kırılmıştı.
Atatürk’ün Anıları
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 52,790. Language: Turkish. Published: September 23, 2016 by ibrahim Sarı. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Historical Geography
ATATÜRK'ÜN TÜYLERİNİZİ DİKEN DİKEN EDECEK VE GURURLA OKUYACAĞINIZ ANLARI ''Beni görmek demek,behemehal yüzümü görmek demek değildir.Benim fikirlerimi,benim duygularımı anlıyorsanız ve hissediyorsanız bu kafidir.'' - M.Kemal ATATÜRK
Globalness: Toward a Space Power Theory - Military Spaceflight, Strategic Theory, Weaponization, ASAT Anti-Satellite, GPS, Prompt Global Strike, Global Connectivity, Weapons Delivery
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,430. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The purpose of this study is to take the first steps toward a military space power theory. It begins by answering the question: Why does the US military need space power theory?
Fighting with a Conscience: The Effects of an American Sense of Morality on the Evolution of Strategic Bombing Campaigns - World War I and II, European and Pacific Theater, Korea, Vietnam, Iraq
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Air leaders directing bombing campaigns against North Korea, North Vietnam, and Iraq faithfully ascribed to the industrial web theory, attacking similar targets in each conflict in predictable fashion—with bombing methods designed to avoid civilian casualties.
Fifth Air Force Light and Medium Bomber Operations During 1942 and 1943: Building Doctrine and Forces that Triumphed in the World War II Battle of the Bismarck Sea and the Wewak Raid, Skip-Bombing
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,810. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Fifth Air Force light and medium bomber operations during 1942 and 1943 are textbook examples of doctrinal flexibility and extraordinary innovation. The unprecedented success of both the Battle of the Bismarck Sea and the Wewak Raid illustrate how airpower became the dominant force in the Southwest Pacific.