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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.
Makers of the United States Air Force: USAF Leaders and Pioneers of Military Aviation - Foulois, Kenney, Vandenberg, Twining, Schriever, Davis, Quesada, George, Risner, Wright Brothers
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 168,780. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is an indispensable reference work for anyone interested in the history of the United States Air Force and, particularly, in the role that key individuals have played in its evolution.
Chronological History of the Air National Guard and its Antecedents, 1908 - 2007 - From Pioneer Aviators in Biplanes to Responding to the 9/11 Terror Attacks
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,750. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating chronology provides a unique view of the history of the Air National Guard and its antecedents from 1908 through 2007. It is thoroughly documented and provides detailed information.
Organization and Lineage of the United States Air Force - Organization of the USAF 1907-1947, Lineage of USAF Major Components, 1947 to the Present, Types of USAF Organizations
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 71,110. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This fascinating report surveys the evolution of the Air Force field structure from the earliest military aeronautical organizations to those comprising the modern Air Force.
Princess, More Tears to Cry
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 106,850. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
PRINCESS, MORE TEARS TO CRY reveals the intimate struggles of Saudi women inside one of the richest, most conservative kingdoms in the world. These are stories of triumph and heartbreak amongst the highest- and lowest-born. Princess Sultana speaks frankly about her strong-willed daughters, her beloved husband and the contentious Al-Saud family whose daily battles about what it means to be a woman.
Strategic Air Command (SAC) and the Alert Program: A Brief History - Nuclear Weapons Bombers and Tankers, Mid-air Refueling, B-52, Response to Soviet Cold War Threat, Command Post
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 50,850. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This illustrated history of the SAC Alert Force documents the efforts of thousands of dedicated aircrews, missileers, maintenance specialists, and support personnel who worked diligently to give the nation a credible deterrent force during the cold war.
Hunter Army Airfield: A History - Savannah Airport, World War II, Cold War, SAC, Wing Rotation to Reflex, Changing Strategies, Materiel Air Transport Service, Vietnam, Confronting Global Jihad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,140. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Corps needed new airbases to accommodate its growth, and in August 1940 selected Hunter Field as a light bomber training base.
Islamic State (IS) Encyclopedia: America's War Against ISIS / ISIL Terrorists in Iraq and Syria, Leader al-Baghdadi, Levant, al-Qaeda in Syria, Obama's al-Qaida Counterterrorism Policy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 645,520. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism
This unique ebook encyclopedia documents all aspects of this vital issue with comprehensive and authoritative information from renowned experts and government sources.
The Discerning Gentleman’s Guidebook to Britain’s American Colonies - the 1770s Edition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,790. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2014 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » North America
The Past, as they say, is Another Country. Now there is a guide book to North America as it was during Revolutionary Times. Written by Dr Lee Rotherham this book tells the modern reader everything they would need to know when visiting North America 250 years ago.
La tempesta dei bambini
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 97,540. Language: Italian. Published: September 17, 2014 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Dall’autore pluripremiato David Laskin, con oltre 100.000 copie vendute, adottato come libro di testo nelle università e nelle scuole superiori americane, "La tempesta dei bambini" è la storia straziante e bellissima di un possente colpo di natura che sconvolse le Grandi Pianure americane e infranse i sogni dei pionieri del West.
dMAC Digest Vol 4 No 6 ~ Waterloo
Price: Free! Words: 60,760. Language: American English. Published: September 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » History » War
The Battle of Waterloo took place in Belgium, on 18 June 1815. The French Army led by Napoleon Bonaparte, was pitted against an Allied army, under the command of the Duke of Wellington, and the Prince of Orange, combined with a Prussian army led by Gebhard von Blucher. We know Napoleon lost the battle, but with new evidence now available, we examine who actually won. The result may surprise you.
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.
NORAD History: North American Aerospace Defense Command Key Historical Events, Cold War and Nuclear Warfare Era, Area of Operations, Interceptor Aircraft, Cheyenne Mountain
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,290. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command. With the beginning of the Cold War, American defense experts and political leaders began planning and implementing a defensive air shield, which they believed was necessary to defend against a possible attack by long-range, manned Soviet bombers.
Cold War Infrastructure for Air Defense: The Fighter and Command Missions - SAC, ADC, ANG, TAC, SAGE, Alert Hangars, Simulator, Aircraft Shelters, Air Force Bases from Barksdale to Whiteman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,050. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of air defense fighter and command mission properties addressing the history of flightline real property supporting these missions from 1947 to 1991, with an emphasis on buildings and structures of the 1947 to 1963 period.
The White Devil of Dublin
Series: Ryan O'Clery Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 76,130. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014 by Drake Valley Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Fiction » Romance » Historical
An historian claiming to have information about Detective Ryan O’Clery’s family has been murdered. His investigation will take him to 12th century Ireland, a time of the Viking invasion, to a man known as The White Devil of Dublin, and to a secret his family kept hidden for over eight hundred years. It will also bring him face to face with an arch enemy determined to finish the job he started.
The Perfect Tea Thief
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 118,630. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » History » Asian
In 1843, under the guise of a plant hunter for the British Horticultural Society, Robert Fortune's secret mission is to steal China's secrets of tea production, a brazen act of industrial espionage that will devastate China's 5,000-year-old civilization. He audaciously ventures into prohibited lands and pursues beautiful Jadelin from the House of Poe, unaware she is trained as a warrior.
"Dear Darling Loulie"
Series: Genealogy, Book 2 ยท Continuing Education, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,920. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The letters of Cordelia Lewis Scales depict the life and general morale of the civilian population in Mississippi before, during and after the War between the States. Special attention is paid to research into the life and service of Dabney Minor Scales, who served as a second lieutenant on the Shenandoah, the most important and famous ship of the Confederate Navy.
Cold War Infrastructure for Strategic Air Command (SAC): The Bomber Mission - Hangars, Command Posts, Major Commands, B-36, B-47, and B-52, Sixteen Air Force Bases from Barksdale to Whiteman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,400. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a fascinating survey and detailed history of Strategic Air Command (SAC) bomber mission properties addressing the history of flightline real property supporting these missions from 1947 to 1991, with an emphasis on buildings and structures of the 1947 to 1963 period.
Executions & Horrible Tortures From Olden Times
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,740. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
During past centuries, crimes such as filing metal shavings from a coin, shoplifting a handkerchief, or a bit of lace was usually punished with torture or even death. More serious crimes like treason, inciting civil disobedience, or witchcraft could result in some truly horrendous punishments like being drawn and quartered. People accused of witchcraft were subjected to a water test & burned if-
(If you only knew) The Half of It
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 154,020. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European
Speculation ran rampant within the family as to whether or not my grandfather had been a member of the Irish Republication Brotherhood or ran guns to Ireland upon his arrival in New York. My mother refused to talk about it. She would only say, "If you only knew the half of it," alluding to Ireland's abuse over the centuries at the hands of the English. This story attempts to tell that half.