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Technology and Military Doctrine: Essays on a Challenging Relationship - Weapons, Technology, Escort Fighters, Spacecraft, Space Doctrine
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,460. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This compilation of essays includes copies of speeches and articles that Dr. I. B. Holley Jr., Major General, USAFR, retired, has delivered and written throughout his career as a military officer and scholar of military history and thought.
The Air War in Southeast Asia: Case Studies of Selected Campaigns - Vietnam War, Ho Chi Minh Trail, Linebacker, All-weather Bombing, Strike Patterns, Campaign Impact
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The author subjects five case studies of interdiction, close air support, and strategic bombardment to rigid analysis. Dr. Gilster shows the relationship between the strike effort and target damage of several air campaigns during the Vietnam War.
Combat Operations C3I: Fundamentals and Interactions - Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 39,530. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The author introduces basic definitions, functions, and processes of command, control, communications, and intelligence (C3I). He develops a conceptual model of the combat operations process based on the American approach to war.
Biplanes and Bombsights: British Bombing in World War I - Sopwith Strutter, Zeppelin, Dehavilland, Handley Page, General Hugh Trenchard, Lord Rothermere
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,390. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study develops and substantiates a comprehensive evaluation of British long-range bombing in the First World War. Its findings run directly counter to the generally held opinion. Natural limitations, technical shortfalls, and aircrews lacking proficiency acted in concert with German defenses to produce far less results than those claimed.
In Service to the Nation: Air Force Research Institute Strategic Concept for 2018-2023 - U.S. Air Force Strategy Past, Present, and Future, Base Closures, Natural Disaster Threats to Air Force Bases
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 44,820. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this study, the Air Force Research Institute provides its perspective on what the United States Air Force should look like in 2018–2023. This study offers a detailed discussion of the attributes of the Air Force today in order to develop a framework for understanding how the USAF will serve the nation in the future.
Mosquitoes to Wolves: The Evolution of the Airborne Forward Air Controller - T-6, F-4, C-47, A-10, T-28, B-26, A-19, O-1, O-2, OV-10, F-100 Aircraft
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Comparable to twentieth century cavalry, early forward air controllers (FAC) probed, observed, and reported enemy activity. Flying rickety, underpowered, and unarmed aircraft, they operated on the leading edge of ground combat.
Obama Will Win, but Romney Will Be President
By Everett E. Murdock PhD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » White house
This book analyzes every presidential election in U.S. history, focusing on how political parties emerged and learned how to target Electoral College votes. Dr. Murdock analyzes the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney and predicts the results state by state. His conclusion is that Obama will win the popular vote, but lose in the Electoral College
Circling the Earth: United States Plans for a Postwar Overseas Military Base System, 1942-1948 - Projecting Military Power after World War II
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,830. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In many ways, the evolution of planning for overseas bases from 1942 through 1948 reflected the growing sophistication and political maturation of American foreign and military policy. In spite of the dismal failure of the League of Nations, early planning focused on basing requirements for an envisioned postwar international police force.
Thunder and Lightning: Desert Storm and the Airpower Debates - The War to Liberate Kuwait, Attacks on Iraq and Saddam Hussien, Aerial Bombing
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,360. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Colonel Mann undertakes a critical analysis of air and space warfare as planned and waged in Operation Desert Storm. He explores debates about airpower and its uses as they played themselves out before, during, and after the successes of the Gulf War.
On Celestial Wings: Navigators of the First Global Air Force - First Army Air Corps Navigational Class, Clark Field Attack, Corregidor, B-29 Super Fortress, FDR Presidential Airplane, Bataan
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 64,600. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The first Army Air Corps navigational class at Miami University graduated in November 1940. In this book, Colonel Whitcomb follows these first celestial navigators through their World War II trials.
Setup: What the Air Force Did in Vietnam and Why - Thoughts of Atomic Weapons, Bombing and Diplomacy, Linebacker, Laos and Cambodia, Mayaguez
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
American military professionals, especially the US Air Force, have had a difficult time understanding their role in this nation's defeat in Vietnam. Dr Tilford provides a critical self-analysis and questions the underlying assumptions of the Air Force's strategy in Southeast Asia.
The Next Chapter
By Tom Bunzel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 114,250. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
The Next Chapter is my mother’s personal story of her recovery after imprisonment in a Nazi slave labor camp during World War II to retirement in La Jolla; she wrote it at the age of 74 on an electric typewriter. She emphasized that this is not a Holocaust memoir but rather a psychological exploration of what it takes to persevere, survive and try to resume a “normal” life after severe trauma.
W poszukiwaniu Wielkiego Labiryntu
By Andrzej Wojcikiewicz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,390. Language: Polish. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Antiquities & Archaeology
Jest to kontynuacja książki „Przebudzenie Cheopsa“. Dowiesz się z niej o badaniach archeologicznych na Ślęży, o badaniach georadarowych na terenie Trzech Piramid w Gizie oraz o poszukiwaniu wejścia do Wielkiego Labiryntu w Hawarze.
The U.S. Air Force After Vietnam: Postwar Challenges and Potential for Responses - Vietnam in History, Interpreting Vietnam, Post-Vietnam Events and Public Discourse, Congress
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In this study, Dr. Donald J. Mrozek probes various groups of Americans as they come to grips with the consequences of the Vietnam War. He poses far more questions than he answers, and some of what he says may invite strong dissent.
Land-Based Air Power in Third World Crises: A Look at Different Types of Crises, Mayaguez Incident, Bay of Pigs, Yom Kippur War, Sub-Saharan Africa
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The basic thrust of this study is to demonstrate the utility and limitations of land-based aircraft when used to attain political objectives in crises occurring in the third world. Crises, when used in the context of this study, are viewed primarily as a series of interactions between or within states for which there exists the perception of a high probability of war.
Stopping Mass Killings in Africa: Genocide, Airpower, and Intervention - Somalia, Rwanda, Hutus and Tutsis, Ivory Coast
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 52,200. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This monograph seeks to contribute to the urgent task of developing realistic strategies for preventing and stopping genocide and mass killings. Neither humanitarian operations in a passive environment nor combat operations serve as appropriate models for interventions geared specifically at stopping genocide.
Roger Pringle Kirk and the Alberta Winner Furnace
By Don Casselman
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,470. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » History of things
Coal furnaces were not unique in the early days of the West, but Roger Kirk and his Alberta Winner coal furnace and Kirk's stoker were different. Here we tell fascinating details from our 25 years spent with him.
Air Power and the Ground War in Vietnam: Ideas and Actions - Counterinsurgency, Air Power Theories, Secret Bombing, Supporting Ground Combat Forces, Gunships, Interservice Differences
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,250. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Dr. Mrozek focuses on expectations concerning the impact of airpower on the ground war. He describes some of the actual effects but avoids treatment of some of the most dramatic air actions of the war, such as the bombing of Hanoi. He observes that the application of airpower is influenced by factors far beyond the battlefield.
RAF Duxford - Heroes of the RAF
By Michael Evans
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,900. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The thrilling story of Britain’s premier fighter station in action from the Great War to the present day. From its days as an RAF base, through the years hosting the USAAF to its role as a museum.
Architects of American Air Supremacy: General Hap Arnold and Dr. Theodore von Karman - Conceptualizing the Future Air Force
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 115,800. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study highlights elements of technology with which Henry H. Arnold and Theodore von Karman were directly involved. The biographical approach, emphasizing scientific and technological elements in Arnold's and Karman's lives, is essential because the interaction of personalities, as well as their institutions, is inexorably linked to the development of American airpower.