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The Air Force Handbook - An Illustrated Guide to the Weapon Systems and Equipment of the USAF, Airplanes, Fighter Jets and Bombers, Missiles, Satellites, Bombs, Munitions for Combat in Air and Space
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,420. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The Air Force Handbook, converted for accurate flowing-text ebook format reproduction, is a comprehensive reference sourcebook about the systems and equipment of the USAF.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Program, 1945-2011 - Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper MX, Minuteman III, Nuclear Warhead
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 186,290. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
The men and women who eventually built these intercontinental-range rockets, as well as the ones who transformed nuclear weapons to be capable of launching on these rockets, deserve a key place in our nation's history. This book describes their struggles, both on the technical front and on the political front, as they pursued game-changing capabilities.
The Hellfire Legacy -The Call
Series: The Hellfire Legacy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 11,330. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Season 1, Episode 1. The Hellfire Legacy: The Call - Inspired by the great Lee Child A Bitesize 1-hour Episode - "A edge-of-your-seat Saturday matinee" Marine Sergeant Ethan Gill is a hero — the real thing — a battle-hardened veteran of wars across the globe, with a sense of humor that would cut glass He’d retired to the ‘good life’ but now he’s working with the FBI – there will be trouble
Encyclopedia of American Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs) and Cold War Missile Weapons: Development and Operation, Atlas, Titan, Minuteman, Peacekeeper - Eight Official Histories
Price: $18.95 USD. Words: 567,000. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Eight official histories provide the complete story of America's ICBM forces in this massive ebook compilation.
An Examination of Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Development Within the United States from 1952 to 1965 - Missile Gap, Sputnik, General Bernard Schriever, Simon Ramo
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,250. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This study examines efforts of the United States to develop and deploy intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM) in the years from 1952 through 1965. The specific areas addressed include background information setting the stage for the extreme urgency under which these weapon systems developed including the major committees that moved the process forward.
The Pyrrianaut
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Military
A short story about vanishing youth and fighting pseudo-dinosaurs.
North Korea: An Analysis of the International Repercussions of Juche Ideology
Price: Free! Words: 2,740. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Essay » Political
This academic essay analyzes and examines the international repercussions of North Korea's notorious "Juche" philosophy. In particular, there is focus on three specific international topics: American-North Korean nuclear relations, North Korean-Iranian relations, and American aid to North Korea. Additionally, this essay discusses recent power struggles within the North Korean government.
Replacing America's Aging Bomber Fleet (B-52, B-1, B-2): Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) Concepts, Ground Attack, Nuclear, Prompt Global Strike, Conventional ICBMs, Space-Based Systems
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,070. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
America's fleet of strategic nuclear and conventional bombers - the B-52, B-1, B-2 - is rapidly aging, and Air Force officials are pursuing a replacement bomber, currently called the Long-Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B).
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Five: The McNamara Ascendancy 1961-1965 - Berlin Wall, Bay of Pigs Fiasco, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam, Nuclear Test Ban
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 317,920. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the fifth volume in the history of the Office of the Secretary of Defense. It covers the first four and one-half years of Robert S. McNamara's term as secretary of defense, an exceptionally important and fateful time in the history of the United States and the Department of Defense (DoD).
History of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Volume Four, Into the Missile Age 1956-1960 - New Look, Suez and Hungary, Shock of Sputnik, IRBM and ICBM, Satellites
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 496,770. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
The range of the volume for the period August 1956-January 1961 is extensive. These were years of great international challenges and enormous technological change that profoundly affected the making of national security policy. The instability of the world manifested itself in all parts of the globe.