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The Lost Intruder, the Search for a Missing Navy Jet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,650. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
In 1989, a U.S. Navy A-6 Intruder crashed off Whidbey Island, Washington. The Navy's search for the jet came up empty handed. Former Navy pilot Peter Hunt knew the lost Intruder well, as the jet came from his squadron; he had flown that aircraft. Hunt long imagined the thrill of finding the sunken A-6. In 2014 he struck out to find the missing A-6 while battling young onset Parkinson's disease.
90,000 Tons of Diplomacy: How the U.S. Navy Supports Naval Aviation - Aircraft Carrier Fleet for America's Worldwide Commitment, Conducting Contingency Operations, History of Naval Aviation Interest
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,710. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book examines the role of U.S. Navy aviation and aircraft carriers in the current world climate.
United States Naval Aviation - 1910-2010 - Volume 1, Chronology: Authoritative Official History from the Earliest Pioneers to World War II, Cold War and Nuclear Weapons, Korean War, Vietnam and Beyond
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 272,800. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this is the definitive official history of U.S. Navy aviation from its inception through 2010.
Innovation in Carrier Aviation: Aircraft Carrier History, World War I and II, Bureau of Aeronautics (BuAer), Royal Navy and American Navy, Jet Engines, Flexdeck, Catapults, Carrier Aviation Technology
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 179,440. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this exceptional book examines the watershed period in carrier development that occurred immediately following World War II, when design advances were made that would be crucial to the centrality in national-security policy making that carriers and naval aviation have today.
Flying Under the Radar and Other Stories from the 50's
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
When the Cold War turns hot in 1959, LTGJ Bobby Smith, USN, and crew are chosen to deliver an atomic bomb against Communists forces in China. The plan is to fly "under the radar" at night to achieve a surprise attack. No one knows if a single engine attack plane can survive a nuclear blast which is five times the power of the Hiroshima weapon.
Naval Aviation Vision: Sea Control, Maritime Security, Power Projection, Deterrence, Humanitarian Assistance, Century of Excellence, Future, Transformation Roadmaps, Forcenet
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 65,950. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Aeronautics & Astronautics, Nonfiction » History » Military
From deployed Marine expeditionary units and aviation combat elements embarked aboard amphibious assault ships conducting expeditionary operations ashore, to Navy and Marine Corps fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft embarked aboard aircraft carriers streaming alongside surface combatants as part of carrier groups, Naval Aviation is ideally suited to carry out the national security strategy.
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.
Comprehensive History of U.S. Naval Aviation in World War II - Complete Chronology, Pearl Harbor, Kamikazes, Aircraft, Wake Island, Halsey, Moffett, Zero, Suicide Torpedoes, Fighter Tactics
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 176,060. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive compilation of Navy history material providing extensive information about the role of Naval aviation in World War II. The first part of the compilation is a full chronology of events in Naval aviation during the war. Thirty-nine unique articles comprise part two, and the third section focuses on aspects of the Pacific theater.
U.S. Naval Aviation in the Pacific - World War II - Pearl Harbor, Midway, Guadalcanal, Bougainville, Tarawa, Toyko, Tactical Effectiveness, Weapons
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,830. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This important U.S. Navy history about naval aviation in the Pacific during World War II was published in 1947.
A History of U.S. Naval Aviation, 1930 - The Beginning of Aviation, World War Organization, France and the British Isles, Marine Corps Aviation, Lighter-than Air Craft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 74,060. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This informative history of early Naval aviation was prepared in 1930, when memories of the beginning of aviation were still fresh.