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Reflections of a Middling Cold Warrior: Should the Army Air Corps Be Resurrected? The Case for an Autonomous Air Force, World War II, Nuclear Weapons, Aviation Technologies, Personalities, Cultures
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,260. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
With the ending of the Cold War, the apparent conclusion of many political leaders of states that war is hardly a practical tool of statesmanship, and the recent preoccupations of the American military on counterinsurgency, some people have wondered whether the original reasons for the founding of a separate air force are any longer valid.
Dead Man: a short story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,210. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
The year is 1950 and Hank Corman has a job to do. Surveillance. He's watching a diner in Newark, New Jersey. But the lead is bogus. The target of the investigation never shows. He decides to call it a day, but then he catches sight of someone he hasn't seen since the war. But what he's seeing can't possibly be. He saw this man die six years ago! He died in the skies over Nazi Germany.
The Raid
Series: The Grant Family Saga, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,580. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
The long-awaited sequel to "The Stolen Weekend," the Grant family saga continues as the United States truly enters World War 2!
Autonomy of the Air Arm (The Question of Autonomy for the United States Air Arm, 1907-1945) - Impact of the World War I Years, Army Air Corps Creation, GHQ Air Force, World War II
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 185,710. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique USAF publication describes early efforts to create an independent Air Force. The Air Service became a combatant arm of the Army in 1920, and in 1926 the Air Corps was created.
Golden Legacy, Boundless Future: Essays on the United States Air Force and the Rise of Aerospace Power - Army Air Corps, Logistics, Space, Cold War Reconnaissance, B-52, Korean War, Nuclear, Missiles
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 250,180. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique and informative monograph presents the results of a gathering of notable civilian and military personnel in a symposium to celebrate the United States Air Force's fiftieth anniversary.
Call Me Joe: The Secret World War II Diary of Nello Camilli
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,500. Language: American English. Published: August 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Defying US military regulations, Nello Camilli kept a diary throughout almost three years overseas during World War II. There are accounts of the movements of the troops and battles being fought, but we also get a glimpse of a young man's fear, homesickness and humanity. This diary provides an opportunity to see the war through the eyes of a regular enlisted man in his early twenties.
The Army and Its Air Corps: Army Policy toward Aviation 1919-1941 - Billy Mitchell, Boeing B-17, Douglas B-7, Charles A. Lindbergh, Henry Hap Arnold, Fokker F-2, Frear Committee
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
From the Armistice in 1918 to the late 1930s, there was continuous controversy over the place of aviation in the military establishment. This book details how airpower visionaries, with varying degrees of tact, often risked charges of insubordination in preaching the gospel of airpower.
Colors in the Air
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
“Colors in the Air” is the story of Dale and Gladdy Weldon, a young American couple caught up in the whirlwind of World War II. He is a bombardier for the Army Air Corps in England; she works in America doing her own part to help secure our freedoms.
Sergeant Beasley: Memoirs of a WWII P.O.W.
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
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Sergeant Beasley: Memoirs of a WWII P.O.W. is a compilation of the memories of Sergeant Charles Palmer Beasley. It chronicles his life from youth in the hills of Crawford County, Indiana to the Civilian Conservation Corps to the Army Air Corps and as a prisoner of war at the Keifheide (Stalag Luft IV) P.O.W. camp in Germany.
We Came to Fight a War
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 39,470. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
So, you want to know what it feels like on a bomb run in an unpressurized B-17 aircraft at 28,000 feet—40, 50, 60 degrees below zero, knowing that at any millisecond jagged pieces of razor sharp shrapnel can rip through your body. And if you have to jump, it is a little high. As B-17 Pilot, Bill Flynn, used to say, “Don’t worry about the ones you can see. Worry about the ones you can't."