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The Three Wars of Lt. Gen. George E. Stratemeyer: His Korean War Diary - Far East Air Forces Commander, Problems with Other Services, the Press, Contradictory and Conflicting Orders, Lack of Materiel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 363,290. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This print replica reproduction of an official Air Force book publishes the unique diary of the Korean War written by Lt. Gen. George E. Stratemeyer.
Hang on and Fly: A Post-War Story of Plane Crash Tragedies, Heroism, and Survival
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,460. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Transportation » Aviation / Commercial
The most incredible year of plane crash tragedies in North America is told through a brave stewardess, a farmer's wife, and two passengers whose heroism and survival is unmatched in modern American aviation history.Spared a deadly crash that killed 26 others, and lost for days without rescue, their plight reached all the way to the White House and changed passenger aviation safety rules forever.
Planning and Organizing the Postwar Air Force: 1943-1947 - Roots of AAF, Planning for 70 Groups, Unification, Moving Toward Autonomy, Independence and Organization, Eisenhower and Truman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 233,650. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication untangles the complex history that led to the birth of the United States Air Force after World War II in an excellent work of narrative and analysis.
Alt Hist Issue 8: The Magazine of Historical Fiction and Alternate History
Series: Alt Hist. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: British English. Published: November 7, 2015 by Alt Hist Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Alternative history
The eighth issue of the popular magazine of historical fiction and alternate history contains six great new short stories featuring the American Civil War, the First World War, Second World War alternate history and the Middle Ages.
The Struggle for Air Force Independence 1943-1947 - Roots of AAF, Marshall and Forrestal, Eisenhower, Truman, Plans for Unification, JCS, Postwar, Moving Toward Autonomy, Establishing the USAF
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 239,950. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this Air Force publication is the definitive accounting of the creation and establishment of the United States Air Force.
General George C. Marshall: World War II Strategic Leader, Emergence of a Politician, Father of Air Force, Effective Staff Leadership, Communist Threat, Forgotten Master Strategist, Interview
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 306,550. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this comprehensive compilation of fourteen important papers and documents provides unique insight into the life and career of one of America's foremost military leaders, General George C. Marshall.
Toward Independence: The Emergence of the U.S. Air Force 1945-1947 - Organizing for World War II, Postwar Military, Eisenhower and Truman Support Independence, Sherman-Norstad Agreements
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 188,580. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
This document describes the political, military, and technological context during 1945-1947 that led to the establishment of the independent United States Air Force. The author emphasizes the interaction of service disputes with Congress.
The Peking Incident
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 395,510. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
In late 1950, America faces disaster in Korea. MacArthur is furious and wants to extend the conflict. He approves a secret effort to divert five atom bombs, intended for a Pacific test, into the theater, to break the Chinese juggernaut. Army investigator Lyle Kitchens discovers the plot. Only Kitchens can stop it…time is running out, world war looms and his greatest adversary isn’t China.
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946: U.S. Economic Opportunism and the Start of the Cold War
Price: Free! Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » History » European
The Anglo-American Loan of 1946 rescued Britain from bankruptcy after WWII. Its conditions would impose American economic hegemony on Britain, substitute the dollar for the pound as the world currency, hasten the decline of the British Empire, lay the groundwork for the Marshall Plan, alienate the Soviet Union (which did not get a similar loan or plan), and contribute to start of the cold war.
Ghosts of '45: Japan's War Legacy and National Purpose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 74,380. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
If you are Tea Party, this book is not for you, but if you’re mainstream, this book will give you a solid background as to why Japan has never really escaped from its right-wing past and is now embracing a sharp turn further to the right under the current leadership of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. This scenario has serious consequences for US policy and could be very costly,