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My Odyssey To Area 51
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 79,330. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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His family and friends never knew he worked on special projects for the CIA. Fifty years later, the CIA admits the existence of the top-secret facility known as Area 51. Barnes, an Area 51 and Cold War veteran tells how he advanced from a desolate childhood on a remote ranch in the West Texas Panhandle, and through an Army career in radar and missiles to Area 51 to serve the CIA as an electronic
Spyplanes and National Reconnaissance in the 20th Century: The Amazing Story of the U-2 Program, A-12 Oxcart, Francis Gary Powers Incident, Cuba Missile Crisis, Aquatone and Genetrix Projects
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,280. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science, Nonfiction » History » Military
This CIA History Staff Monograph offers a comprehensive and authoritative history of the CIA's manned overhead reconnaissance program, which from 1954 to 1974 developed and operated two extraordinary aircraft, the U-2 and the A-12 OXCART. It describes not only the program's technological and bureaucratic aspects, but also its political and international context.
USN VA-42 Grumman A-6 Intruder pilots tribute
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Once the Grumman A-6 Intruder was the only US Navy attack plane that could fly in all-weathers this small combat plane able to carry a massive bomb-load to the enemy complete its mission and return to the carrier. This is the story of a CVN attack mission with a graphic description from an A-6 pilot the intense concentration of take-offs at night with a full load and the relief of the 'thump'...