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Innovation in Flight: Research of the NASA Langley Research Center on Revolutionary Advanced Concepts for Aeronautics - SST, Supersonic Civil Aircraft, Blended Wing Body, Laminar Flow, Vortex Flap
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,680. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA publication provides an overview of the topic of revolutionary research in aeronautics at Langley, including many examples of research efforts that offer significant potential benefits, but have not yet been applied.
Shared Voyage: Learning and Unlearning from Remarkable Projects - Advanced Composition Explorer ACE, Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile JASSM , Pathfinder Solar Airplane, AMRAAM Missile
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,040. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA report is about four remarkable projects: the Advanced Composition Explorer (NASA), the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (U.S. Air Force), the Pathfinder Solar-Powered Airplane (NASA), and the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (U.S. Air Force).
Partners in Freedom: Contributions of the Langley Research Center to U. S. Military Aircraft of the 1990s - Harrier, C-17, F/A-18, A-10, F-111, A-6, EA-6B, F-14, X-29, C-130, F-16, F-22, F-15, B-2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,070. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this NASA documents the contributions of Langley Research Center to specific military aircraft that were operational in the 1990's.
Vanguard of Valor: Strykers in Afghanistan - 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment in Kandahar Province 2009 - Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Combat Record, Foothold in the Arghandab
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 131,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this detailed study examines the Army's first deployment of a Stryker Brigade Combat Team to Afghanistan in 2009.
Reading the Enemy's Mail: Origins and Development of U.S. Army Tactical Radio Intelligence in World War II, European Theater of Operations - Wartime Operations, Direction Finding Equipment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 131,890. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study traces the development of American radio intelligence at the operational and tactical levels from its beginnings in World War I through the end of World War II.
Military Bibliographies: History, Terrorism, Military Classics, Ethics, Cyberspace, Conflict Termination, Women in the Military, China Relations, Officership, Civil-Military, All-Volunteer Force
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 226,080. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this massive collection of thirteen selected military bibliographies covers a wide range of vital topics.
The Evolution of Time Sensitive Targeting: Operation Iraqi Freedom Results and Lessons - Desert Storm, Enduring Freedom, CENTCOM Definitions, Future Trends, Adversary Focus on Asymmetric Operations
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 120,300. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study provides unique insights into battlefield targeting.
America's Conditional Advantage: Airpower, Counterinsurgency, and the Theory of John Warden - COIN, Airpower, French-Algerian War, Vietnam, Soviet Afghan War, Enemy as a System (EAS)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 145,000. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study is a theoretical and historical exploration of the role and relevance of airpower in counterinsurgency (COIN).
The Dragon Lady Meets The Challenge: The U-2 in Desert Storm - Behind the Invasion, Sensors, Command and Control, Desert Shield, Assessing U-2 Performance, Olympic Flare Missions
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 122,480. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent monograph details the use of the U-2 spy plane during the 1991 Persian Gulf War, the liberation of Kuwait from Iraq.
Nighthawks Over Iraq: A Chronology of the F-117A Stealth Fighter in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm - First Real-World Test of Stealth Technology Against Modern Integrated Air Defense
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,700. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unclassified account of the 37th Tactical Fighter Wing's accomplishments during Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM was prepared to permit members of the "Team Stealth" community to reflect with pride on their contribution to sustained world peace.
War: A Crime Against Humanity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » History » War
Roberto Vivo’s War: A Crime Against Humanity is a concise condensation of the history of war and of the evolution of humanity in its search for enduring and active world peace. Vivo posits that in a world where nine out of ten victims of war are civilians, every war is a crime against humanity. He studies the causes of wars and provides innovative ideas for placing the world on the path to peace.
La guerra: un crimen contra la humanidad
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,900. Language: Spanish. Published: April 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » War
La guerra: un crimen contra la humanidad, de Roberto Vivo, es una concisa historia de la guerra a través de los tiempos, y de la búsqueda para encontrar una paz activa y duradera. Según Vivo, si hoy en el mundo nueve de cada diez víctimas de las guerras son civiles, se debe considerar toda guerra de lesa humanidad. Estudia las causas de la guerra y ofrece ideas para conducir el mundo hacia la paz.
Diana Inquest: How & Why Did Diana Die?
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 288,620. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography, Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Princess Diana survived the 12.23 a.m. crash in Paris - witness and photographic evidence clearly showed she was alive, conscious and talking in the back of the Mercedes. Yet just after 4 a.m. Diana was pronounced dead. What occurred in the intervening 3½ hours that brought on her premature death? Are there people who should be held accountable for what occurred on that final tragic night?
Four Years in the Saddle (Abridged, Annotated)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 168,950. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
The First Ohio Volunteer Cavalry was one of the most storied regiments of the war. They fought at many of the most important battles of the war, including Corinth, Perrysville, Stone’s River, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, the Atlanta campaign, and Kilpatrick’s raid. As they relate below, the regiment’s members were under fire well over one hundred times during four years of service.
Autobiography of Isaac J. Wistar (Abridged, Annotated)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 190,200. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
In a life crammed with adventure and drama, Issac Jones Wistar was a miner, Civil War general, philanthropist, lawyer, railroad executive, penologist, and a prolific writer. His combative style and witty writing make this autobiography that much more entertaining. He was an early pioneer in California and mined for gold there. His diary of the trip across the prairie is included in this volume.
Three Years and a Day: 1862-1865 (Abridged, Annotated)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 321,080. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015 by BIG BYTE BOOKS. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Among the thousands of regimental histories, Civil War diaries, and Civil War letters, this volume stands out. The 13th New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment fought in some of the most important and memorable actions of the American Civil War, including Cold Harbor and the siege of Petersburg.
66 Stories of Battle Command - Effects of Terrain, Mentally Preparing for Mission, Carousel of Deception, Obstacles, Simultaneous Attack, OPFOR Tactics, Bad Weather, Tactical Patience, JSTARS, BCT
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 196,700. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important report collects enlightening stories from experienced battlefield commanders containing lessons for military leaders.
A Handbook of Aerospace Defense Organization 1946-1980 - History of the Air Defense Command and the Aerospace Defense Command - Air Defense in World War I and II, Cold War Era, Squadrons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 160,810. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this handbook is intended as a reference to air defense organizations of the USAF, principally of the Air Defense Command and later the Aerospace Defense Command, from 1946 to 1980.
Planning Airpower Strategies: Enhancing the Capability of Air Component Command Planning Staff - Role in CENTCOM's Persian Gulf Campaign, Credible Sources, Solutions to Planning Shortfalls
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 116,130. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study attempts to determine whether Air Component Commands are capable of developing an effective airpower strategy.
Countermobilization: Unconventional Social Warfare - Combating Violent Extremism in Iraq and Al-qaida, Mexico and Zapatistas, Israel and Hamas PLO, Counter-narrative and Framing Process
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,620. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this study examines the factors associated with effective social countermobilization against violent extremism.