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The School of Hard Knocks: The Development of Close Air Support (CAS) in Burma during Second World War - History Shows Reliable CAS Requires Unique Capabilities, Joint Training, and Cohesive Doctrine
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 28,340. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This analysis explores the roots of modern CAS in Burma during World War II. By contrasting the efforts of the American Volunteer Group in 1942 with the Eastern Air Command in 1943-1944, the Burma campaigns showcase key CAS challenges, and highlight the Eastern Air Command's innovative solutions.
Airborne Next: Rethinking Airborne Organization and Applying New Concepts - Airborne Role Taxonomy, Small-Scale and Large-Scale Forces, Swarming Concept, Stand-off and Close-in Capabilities
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,930. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The airborne concept has had a lasting impact on military force structures since its employment on a large scale during World War II. It is puzzling to consider how little airborne organizational structures and employment concepts have changed in the intervening seven decades, considering the great amount of change occurring in warfare.
John Boyd and John Warden: Air Power's Quest for Strategic Paralysis - Sun Tzu, Aftermath of Desert Storm Gulf War, Economic and Control Warfare, Industrial, Command, and Informational Targeting
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,470. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Throughout air power's inaugural century, theorists have posited numerous schemes to best exploit the air weapon's inherent flexibility and ubiquity. The evolution of air power theory has been fashioned along the way by harsh lessons of war, remarkable advances in technology, and the visionary concepts of a few select airmen.
NATO's Air War in Libya: A Template for Future American Operations - Operation Unified Protector, Operation Odyssey Dawn, Air Power, Afghan Model, Limited Boots On Ground (LBoG) Model
Price: $2.59 USD. Words: 123,160. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Middle East
America's recent experience in Afghanistan and Iraq proved that it is easier to get into war than it is to get out of it. These two conflicts bleed America, in terms of not only blood, but also its financial treasures. In an attempt to avoid these expenses in the future, this paper explores if there is a better way to achieve our nation's policy objectives.
Commanding an Air Force Squadron in the 21st Century: A Practical Guide of Tips and Techniques for Today's Squadron Commander - Leadership, Unit Cohesion, Morale, Inspections, Art of Command, Families
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 160,170. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book primer designed to accompany appropriate courseware in multiple Air University syllabi and to offer an accessible reference to those MAJCOMs who sponsor their own squadron commander pre-command courses.
"All the Missiles Work" - Technological Dislocations and Military Innovation - Case Study in U.S. Air Force Air-to-Air Armament, Post-World War II through Rolling Thunder - Vietnam, Guns on Planes
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 166,960. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent book by the U.S. Air Force examines the role of technology in military innovation, with a case study of the false faith of the military in air-to-air missiles and the subsequent installation of an external cannon gun on the F-4 Phantom jet aircraft.
Reflections and Remembrances: Veterans of the United States Army Air Forces Reminisce about World War II - U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II - Air War in Europe and Pacific, General Schriever
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 129,500. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication tells the stories of Army Air Force veterans in World War II.
Piercing the Fog: Intelligence and Army Air Forces Operations in World War II - ULTRA, MAGIC, Y-Service, European Theater, Air War in Europe, Pacific and Far East, Planning the Defeat of Japan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 307,950. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication records tells the intriguing story of how airmen built intelligence organizations to collect and process information about the enemy in World War II, and much more.
Ten Propositions Regarding Air Power - Military Airwar, Instilling Appreciation and Challenging Assumptions, Douhet, Spaatz, Seversky, Trenchard, Tedder, Jomini, Lanchester
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,570. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this excellent Air Force document proposes a group of ten propositions about military air power.
Surface-to-Air Missiles - Part of the Weapons of War Series
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,190. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This book takes the reader on a fact-packed study of the SAM from its earliest days in World War Two with the British Stooge and German Waserfall through to the most sophisticated modern weapons such as the Israelie Iron Dome, British Sea Viper and the Russian Igla-S.