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Air Force Doctrine Document 3-03, Counterland Operations - USAF Air Interdiction (AI), Close Air Support (CAS), Battlespace Geometry, Kill Box Operations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,200. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Counterland operations dominate the surface environment by crushing an enemy's ability to fight on land. Through air interdiction, air and space power can divert, disrupt, delay, or destroy enemy military potential before it can be brought to bear against friendly ground forces.
Understand Your Rights Because You're About to Lose Them!
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 115,050. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
In the last generation, the federal government has gained an enormous amount of power at the expense of individual rights as Americans have become increasingly ignorant of their constitutional freedoms. "Understand Your Rights Because You're About to Lose Them!" explains the purpose and history of each amendment in the Bill of Rights so you can understand and defend your rights as an American.
Reports From a Distant Place
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 28,130. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
Frank Shatz’s book, Reports from a Distant Place, is about life in the shadow of death. It is a unique portrayal of survival during the Holocaust, by hiding in plain sight. It is also about living, dangerously, under the Red Star. The last chapter, In America, is about hope and a reinvented life.
Jack the Ripper in the New Zealand Press
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,910. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 19th Century
“Jack the Ripper” was one of several names given to a serial killer active in London in 1888. Newspaper coverage, both at home and overseas, was extensive but few people with an interest in Jack have had easy access to this material. Indeed it is fair to say that some of the many authors who have written about the case have paid scant regard to contemporary archives!
Air Force Doctrine Document 2-0, Global Integrated Intelligence, Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) Operations - Satellites, Geospatial, Imagery, Signals, Communications, Electronic, Human Intel
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Covering geospatial, imagery, satellite systems, UAVs, signals, communications, electronic, and human intelligence, this publication is the Air Force's keystone doctrinal publication on global integrated ISR and defines how the Service plans and conducts these operations to enable Joint Operations.
Air Force Doctrine Document 2 (AFDD 2), Operations and Organization - USAF Air and Space Operations, War Strategy, Effects-Based Operations (EBO), Air Expeditionary Wing (AEW)
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Covering war strategy, tactics, effects-based operations (EBO), AETF, and air expeditionary wing (AEW), this publication, AFDD 2, Operations and Organization, is the companion to AFDD 1 and provides the next level of granularity.
Air Force Doctrine Document 1-1, Leadership and Force Development - Leading Airmen
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,080. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) 1-1, Leadership and Force Development, is the Air Force's capstone doctrinal publication on leadership and how the Service uses force development to build leaders.
Air Force Doctrine Document (AFDD) 1, Air Force Basic Doctrine, Organization, and Command - Airpower, War, Principles and Tenets, Air Force Functions, Commanding and Organizing
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,880. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
This document is the Air Force's premier statement of warfighting principles and beliefs, updated in late 2011. It is the senior doctrine publication from which all other Air Force doctrine flows.
Science and Technology: The Making of the Air Force Research Laboratory - Laboratory Consolidation, Vision 21, Infrastructure, Laboratory Studies and Strategy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,320. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
As the "high technology" service, the Air Force has always searched for ways to improve continuously its science and technology enterprise. In that context, the making of AFRL was not a bureaucratic accident. Rather, it was the product of a complex mixture of historical forces and pressures.
Does the United States Need Space-Based Weapons? - Lasers, Directed Energy Weapons, Weaponization of Space, Orbital Weapons, Bringing the Fight into Space
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,810. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
A decision to put weapons in space—or to refrain from doing so—should be based on a firm understanding about what such weapons can be expected to achieve. More specifically since numerous orbital weapons concepts have been advocated as natural evolutions of surface and airborne weapons, it would appear useful to compare those proposed space-based systems with their terrestrial counterparts.
The Protected Will Never Know: 10th Anniversary Edition
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 70,400. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Entering the Army in June of 1969 and “In Country” by November, there began the journey. Vietnam was more than just a war. Vietnam was also the oppressive heat of the jungle, the bugs and mosquitoes, the snakes, the swamps and rice paddies, the monsoon rains and the constant grind of “Humping the Boonies.”
A Genteel Spy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 51,650. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012 by Two Peas Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Betsey Royce knows better than to say anything on that day in 1862 when she peeks around the upstairs bedroom door to discover her mother staring out the window with a pair of field glasses. Martha Royce sits watching and counting as men in blue uniforms march up Columbia Turnpike and into Franklin, Tennessee. For Betsey, that can mean only one thing: the war has come to her doorstep.
Toward an Air and Space Force: Naval Aviation and the Implications for Space Power - Including History of the Architect of Naval Aviation, Admiral William Moffett
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,250. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
In Toward an Air and Space Force: Naval Aviation and the Implications for Space Power, Lt Col Mark P. Jelonek uses the historical analogy of the US Navy's integration of aviation during the interwar period as a possible model for the comprehensive integration of space into the operational Air Force.
Boom Town Boy: Coming of Age on Alaska's Lost Frontier
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,530. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012 by Epicenter Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A newspaper reporter recalls his youth in Fairbanks, Alaska, a dying gold-rush town that comes alive again with a wild mix of Russian and American pilots, a busy red-light district, and a round-the-clock bar scene in the 1940s war years.
Zwischen Weltkrieg und Staatsvertrag
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,520. Language: German. Published: April 7, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Category: Nonfiction » History » Europe / Austria & Hungary
In diesem Buch geht es nicht um Dichtung, sondern um die Rekonstruktion der als Kind erfahrenen Geschichte. Hier meldet sich ein Autor zu Wort, den seine Kindheitserlebnisse zwischen seinem vierten und zwölften Lebensjahr seit sechzig Jahren beschäftigen.
Un año, una vida
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,410. Language: Spanish. Published: April 7, 2012 by Chiado Editora. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / General
Los 70 y los 80 fueron años ricos en cambios y experiencias: políticas, sociales, sexuales y familiares. Y de nostalgia y amargura para quienes los vivieron con intensidad. Nunca hasta entonces, la mujer tuvo la oportunidad de vivir tantas conquistas – y tantos desengaños – en tan poco tiempo.
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 58,640. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Entangled in Yugoslavia - an Outsider's Memoir is a portrait of a country that no longer exists, addressing the generations who have no idea about what Yugoslavia was like. The author travelled extensively in the former republics: both as a foreign service wife in the socialist period, and an international relief worker during the subsequent collapse of the society leading to all out civil war.
The Role of US Nuclear Weapons in the Post-Cold War Era - Tactical and Strategic Nuclear Warheads, WMD Deterrence, START Agreements and Treaties, Force Levels, Delivery Systems, Disarmament Proposals
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,600. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: Chapter 1 - Historical Overview of US Nuclear Policy * Chapter 2 - US Nuclear Policy after the Cold War * Chapter 3 - Current Thinking on the Future Role of Nuclear Weapons * Chapter 4 - The Threat—Weapons of Mass Destruction * Chapter 5 - US Nuclear Forces for the Post-Cold War Era * Chapter 6 - Conclusions and Recommendations
The Development of the B-52 and Jet Propulsion - A Case Study in Organizational Innovation - History of America's Cold War Nuclear Bomber and the Jet Propulsion Technology That Made it Possible
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,640. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics
The B-52 and Jet Propulsion: A Case Study in Organizational Innovation is a coherent and nonpolemical discussion of the revolution in military affairs, a hot topic in the national security arena. Mark Mandeles examines an interesting topic, how can the military better understand, manage, and evaluate technological development programs.
Barfußkinder: Eine Kindheit in der Zwischenkriegszeit
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,630. Language: German. Published: April 6, 2012 by Edition Tirol. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Berta Margreiter zählt zu den bekanntesten Mundartdichterinnen Tirols. In diesem Buch beschreibt sie die Zeit ihrer Kindheit und Jugendzeit während der Zwischenkriegsjahre in der Wildschönau.