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The Indestructible Man: the True Story of World War II Hero "Captain Dixie"
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 68,850. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Dixie Kiefer was a true World War II hero, a sailor's skipper. But his valor when his big aircraft carrier was hit by Japanese kamikaze planes was unsurpassed, earning him the nickname "the indestructible man." He was an inspiration to his crew but also to a nation at war. But no one could have foreseen the end to "Captain Dixie's" amazing true story of bravery and leadership,
2017 U.S. Navy Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weapons, Ships, and Equipment: Updated Program Guide - Aircraft, Jets, Carriers, Submarines, Missiles, Electronics, Surface Combatants, Science, Technology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,720. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Fully illustrated and updated for 2017, this massive report provides details about hundreds of U.S. Navy systems - patrol craft, carriers, ships, aircraft, nuclear submarines, transports, helicopters, electronic systems, and much more. Every major ongoing project of the Navy is comprehensively described in the 2017 Navy Program Guide.
Naming U.S. Navy Ships: Policies and Practices of the U.S. Navy for Naming the Vessels of the Navy - Orthodox Traditionalists versus Pragmatic Traditionalists, Current Conventions
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,270. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This unique Navy report includes a description of the current policies and practices of the Navy for naming vessels of the Navy, and a description of the extent to which these policies and practices vary from historical policies and practices of the Navy for naming vessels of the Navy, and an explanation for such variances.
The Varyag-A Photo Album-Part 3
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Pictorial, Nonfiction » Transportation » Ships & Shipbuilding / Repair & Maintenance
This is a photo album showing the new Chinese "Varyag", a retro-fitted former Soviet Union aircraft carrier, from purchase to towing to China to setting off on sea-trials and intimidating the rest of the world!
Comprehensive Guide to Naval Aviation History: United States Naval Aviation 1910 - 1995 - Pioneers, World War II, Korea, Ships, Aircraft, Helicopters, Carriers, Pilot Heroes
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 246,770. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The fourth edition of United States Naval Aviation 1910-1995 is a testimony to Naval Aviation's achievements as it prepares to enter the 21st century and its first one hundred years of service. The Naval Historical Center's Aviation History Office has expanded on previous editions to make this chronology the quintessential reference work on Naval Aviation history.
A History of Sea-Air Aviation: Wings Over The Ocean - Chronicling the History of Sea-Air Flight Operations, Early Aviation History, World War II Naval Aviation, Chanute, Curtiss, Lindbergh
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,070. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a unique view of the history of naval aviation, starting with early aviation, up to the late 1970s.
2012 Navy Program Guide: Major Systems, Programs, Ships, Submarines, Aircraft, Carriers, Weapons, Electronics, Sensors, Surface Combatants, Expeditionary Forces, Data Systems - Bonus 2011 Edition
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,930. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This new 2012 Navy Program Guide is an overview of the key systems, programs and initiatives of the U.S. Navy, with detailed information on the status of hundreds of programs for systems ranging from aircraft and ships to weapons and information dominance. As a bonus, this ebook reproduction includes the complete 2011 edition as well.
Hornet's Nest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,020. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » War & military adventure
Sweetwater and Sundance were the hottest Top Gun fly-boys in the Navy. But the Persian Gulf gave a new meaning to the word "hell." Now on a Top Secret mission, Sweetwater and company are out to destroy Iranian ships laying mines in the gulf. This mission sends a loud message to the leaders of Iran, Iraq,
Flying With Kids: Safe and Sane Air Travel With Your Baby, Toddler or Young Child
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,700. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference
As expats, long haul flights were a frequent part of my daughter's first few years of life. The purpose of this ebook is to share how I plan my flights, what I bring in my carry-on, gear I like, my experiences onboard (keeping kids entertained, food, sleeping), how to cope with jet lag, and more. You will find helpful information here, regardless of how long your flight is.
Evolution of Aircraft Carriers: The History of U.S. Navy Carriers, USS Langley, Early Tests and Developments, World War II and Beyond
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Naval Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
Here is the complete text of a unique and valuable Naval Historical Center document, Evolution of Aircraft Carriers. which chronicles the history of carriers since the mobile airfield idea was initially conceived to the nuclear supercarrier.