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Scammed
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,110. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
When the miscreant behind the greatest Ponzi scheme in history was exposed, Bernie Madoff's name was plastered on the front page of every newspaper in the country and heard on television ad nauseam. But nary a sound was heard about the current occupant of the White House—there was a total media blackout of the president's forged birth certificate.
Mosquitoes to Wolves: The Evolution of the Airborne Forward Air Controller - T-6, F-4, C-47, A-10, T-28, B-26, A-19, O-1, O-2, OV-10, F-100 Aircraft
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Comparable to twentieth century cavalry, early forward air controllers (FAC) probed, observed, and reported enemy activity. Flying rickety, underpowered, and unarmed aircraft, they operated on the leading edge of ground combat.
Basler T-67 Turbo Daks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
For many who might be unaware the ubiquitous Douglas C-47 Dakota still remained in many air arms transport service several decades after they first entered operational service in WW II. A number were up-dated to fly with turbo-prop engines especially in Latin America for those air forces involved in anti-drug running operations. This short update deals primarily with those Turbo Daks in the SAAF
The Betty G's Gold
Series: Joe Lyons & Jimmy Carson, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,080. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure, Fiction » Adventure » General
There was no name on the C-46 but the crews who flew the Hump called her the Betty G. The airplane was identified by a painting of a scantily clad female on the side of the nose. In 1944 the Betty G encountered severe turbulence and crashed into the side of a mountain---attempts to reach the site were futile. Rumors circulated that gold coins for Chiang Kai-shek's payroll were aboard the Betty G.