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Survivability on the Island of Spice: The Development of the UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter and its Baptism of Fire in Operation Urgent Fury on Grenada - Effect of Poor Intelligence Flying into Enemy Fire
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 38,050. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
In 1983 the UH-60 Blackhawk faced its baptism of fire during Operation Urgent Fury in Grenada. Ten Blackhawks sustained battle damage during the assault, and four were destroyed. This helicopter was the culmination of fourteen years of work that started in 1965.
Short of War: Major USAF Contingency Operations 1947-1997 - Berlin Airlift, Lebanon, Cuban Missile Crisis, Israel Airlift, Vietnam Evacuation, Iranian Hostages, Grenada, Panama, Iraq, Bosnia, Haiti
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 169,780. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication an effort to meet the needs of Air Force commanders and other decision makers for a useful reference work on contingencies.
Operation Urgent Fury: The Planning and Execution of Joint Operations in Grenada, 1983 - The Crisis, Planning and Preparation, Combat Operations, Press Controversy, Assessment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,960. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Written several years after the end of Operation URGENT FURY, this study focuses specifically on the involvement of the Chairman, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the Joint Staff in planning and directing operations in Grenada in 1983.
Under Fire: An American Story
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 170,160. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2013 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
In this candid book, Oliver North, the man who has been at the centre of the Iran-Contra controversy tells the story of his life. He reveals the inside story behind the headlines and stresses the importance of his family and his enduring faith, which have seen him through the toughest times.
Flamenco: The Dance of Spain's Andalusia
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
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Flamenco is a Spanish art form with roots deep in Andalusia. Flamenco combines acoustic guitar playing, singing, chanting, dancing and staccato handclapping. The flamenco dancer performs with passion, fervor, even tortured expressions but always striving for grace and dignity. This article shows you flamenco's characteristics, the types of flamenco and where to see Flamenco performed in Spain.
Census Mapping in the Caribbean - A Geospatial Approach
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Demography
The book captures work done in preparation of the 2010 World Census in the Caribbean Community member states. I conducted 19 Geographic Information System technical evaluation and assistance missions to develop tools to execute the Census in an accurate, cost efficient & timely manner. The book outlines challenges in each country and describes methods used for enhancing their capacities.
U.S. Naval Air Reserve History- Aviation Cadet Program, World War II, Props to Jets, Squantum, Grenada and Lebanon, Weekend Warriors
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,870. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Contents: I. The Beginning * II. Lean Years, The 1920s * III. Gathering Steam, The 1930s * IV. World War II, The Big Test * V. Postwar Activities and Korea, The Reserve Show * VI. 1953-1968: Stability with Transition, Props to Jets * VII. Reorganization and Revitalization in the 1970s * VIII. The 1980s, Present and Future
Sigh of a Traveler
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012 by Float Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Traveling provides an opportunity to see the world from a variety of perspectives. This collection of poems was written while moving slowly from one place to another. Along with a few photos, this collection provides observations of life in different places, and mixed impressions of the world as she is. The poems were primarily written in Asia, the Caribbean and Southwestern United States.
21st Century U.S. Military Documents: Army Military Intelligence History Sourcebook - Comprehensive History from George Washington to the Civil War, World War I and II, and Desert Storm
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 253,890. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive history of Army intelligence from George Washington (America's First Spymaster) through the Civil War, World War I and II, and Desert Storm. Some of the topics: Pearl Harbor; Indian Wars; Aerial Reconnaisance; Signal and Human Intelligence (SIGINT, HUMINT); Enigma; UAVs, and much more.
Grenada
Series: The Free Read Series. Price: Free! Words: 1,520. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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An account of the Grenada Invasion (Operation Urgent Fury)