Books tagged: aircraft carrier

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The Revolt of the Admirals: Battle Between the Navy and Air Force Over B-36 Bomber and the Carrier United States in 1949, Halsey, Nimitz, Spruance, Burke, Spaatz, Vandenberg, Eisenhower, Bradley
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 113,520. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this informative book examines the famous incident known as the revolt of the Admirals, a subject that has intrigued military officers for some time.
Innovation in Carrier Aviation: Aircraft Carrier History, World War I and II, Bureau of Aeronautics (BuAer), Royal Navy and American Navy, Jet Engines, Flexdeck, Catapults, Carrier Aviation Technology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 179,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this exceptional book examines the watershed period in carrier development that occurred immediately following World War II, when design advances were made that would be crucial to the centrality in national-security policy making that carriers and naval aviation have today.
A World Ago: A Navy Man's Letters Home (1954-1956)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 168,790. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » History » Military
A World Ago chronicles, through one young man's journal and vivid letters to his parents, his life, adventures, and experiences at a magical time. It follows him from being a Naval Aviation Cadet to becoming a “regular” sailor aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ticonderoga on an eight-month tour of duty in the politically tense Mediterranean Sea.
Jade Greenway Book II - The Persian Gulf Incident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Jade Greenway returns to her Navy roots for duty with Admiral Quincy’s staff on an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf. Iran attacks the fleet without warning, causing major damage to the carrier and other ships in the fleet. Captain Greenway is seriously wounded, but she must assume command of the fleet, and get it to safety. Her action brings her to the attention of the White House.
Operation GOTCHA: The Soviet Union's Top-Secret Plan to Launch a Surprise Cruise Missile Attack Against the United States
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,960. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military
Operation GOTCHA relates the story of a hypothesized top-secret plan by the Soviet Union to launch in 1998 a surprise cruise missile attack against the United States. The plan, devised supposedly by the legendary Admiral Sergei Gorshkov, details how Soviet submarines were positioned for the attack as well as the missiles' targets. Gorshkov muses in the story that the plan would succeed. Would it?
Sixty-Four Days, A Sea Story
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
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In sixty-four days, Senior Chief Brendan O'Reilly will retire after 30-years in the Navy, but today he's working on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier. Today, he has to stop daydreaming about visiting National Parks with his lovely wife, Diane, in their new motorhome. Today, Brendan O'Reilly has to keep himself and his shipmates alive.
Flying Under the Radar and Other Stories from the 50's
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
When the Cold War turns hot in 1959, LTGJ Bobby Smith, USN, and crew are chosen to deliver an atomic bomb against Communists forces in China. The plan is to fly "under the radar" at night to achieve a surprise attack. No one knows if a single engine attack plane can survive a nuclear blast which is five times the power of the Hiroshima weapon.
Space Invader
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
A short story. Hank won’t back down. His middle name is ‘Bulldog’ and persistence is what helps him to reach his lofty goal.
21st Century U.S. Military Manuals: Opposing Force OPFOR Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) Part 13 - Naval and Littoral Systems, Surface Vessels, Undersea, Submarines, Assault and Amphibious Craft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,770. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This Worldwide Equipment Guide (WEG) describes the spectrum of worldwide systems and system trends. Part 13 reproduces Volume Three, Naval and Littoral Systems, covering surface vessels, undersea, submarines, assault and amphibious craft.
Happy and Glorious (Part One)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 155,870. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
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Happy and Glorious is an alternate history novel set in World War Two. It is based on the premise that the aircraft carrier HMS Glorious wasn't tragically lost with heavy loss of life in June 1940 but survived and went on to take part in future battles. In this book we will see how this old and now largely forgotten aircraft carrier changed the war.