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The Eagle's Talons: The American Experience at War - U.S. War History, American Revolution, Civil War, World War I, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War, America's Minor Wars
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,240. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Col Dennis M. Drew and Dr. Donald M. Snow have performed a significant service by producing a volume that places the American experience at war in its proper political context. Going further, they have also placed the American experience in a technological context and analyzed how political and technological factors influenced the conduct of American wars.
Air Power and the Ground War in Vietnam: Ideas and Actions - Counterinsurgency, Air Power Theories, Secret Bombing, Supporting Ground Combat Forces, Gunships, Interservice Differences
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,250. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Dr. Mrozek focuses on expectations concerning the impact of airpower on the ground war. He describes some of the actual effects but avoids treatment of some of the most dramatic air actions of the war, such as the bombing of Hanoi. He observes that the application of airpower is influenced by factors far beyond the battlefield.
The U.S. Air Force After Vietnam: Postwar Challenges and Potential for Responses - Vietnam in History, Interpreting Vietnam, Post-Vietnam Events and Public Discourse, Congress
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
In this study, Dr. Donald J. Mrozek probes various groups of Americans as they come to grips with the consequences of the Vietnam War. He poses far more questions than he answers, and some of what he says may invite strong dissent.
Setup: What the Air Force Did in Vietnam and Why - Thoughts of Atomic Weapons, Bombing and Diplomacy, Linebacker, Laos and Cambodia, Mayaguez
By Progressive Management
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,870. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
American military professionals, especially the US Air Force, have had a difficult time understanding their role in this nation's defeat in Vietnam. Dr Tilford provides a critical self-analysis and questions the underlying assumptions of the Air Force's strategy in Southeast Asia.
Obama Will Win, but Romney Will Be President
By Everett E. Murdock PhD
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This book analyzes every presidential election in U.S. history, focusing on how political parties emerged and learned how to target Electoral College votes. Dr. Murdock analyzes the upcoming 2012 presidential campaign between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney and predicts the results state by state. His conclusion is that Obama will win the popular vote, but lose in the Electoral College
The Air War in Southeast Asia: Case Studies of Selected Campaigns - Vietnam War, Ho Chi Minh Trail, Linebacker, All-weather Bombing, Strike Patterns, Campaign Impact
By Progressive Management
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 33,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The author subjects five case studies of interdiction, close air support, and strategic bombardment to rigid analysis. Dr. Gilster shows the relationship between the strike effort and target damage of several air campaigns during the Vietnam War.
Praetorian STARShip: The Untold Story of the Combat Talon Special Forces Operations - Infiltration, Exfiltration, Surface to Air Recovery System, Fulton Recovery, Iranian Rescue, Vietnam, Desert Storm
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 318,750. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Jerry Thigpen's study on the history of the Combat Talon is the first effort to tell the story of this wonderfully capable machine. This weapons system has performed virtually every imaginable tactical event in the spectrum of conflict and by any measure is the most versatile C-130 derivative ever produced.
Prolonged Wars: A Post-Nuclear Challenge - Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Northern Ireland, Vietnam, El Salvador, Sudan, Ethiopia and Eritrea, Liberia, Angola, Namibia, Nicaragua
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 158,050. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The authors examine the underlying impact of the cold war on protracted conflict in Africa and Asia. These area specialists examine the factors that produced prolonged conflict and what each side in them considered the cause(s) of these struggles. They analyze the reasons for "success" and "failure" in each of these regional conflicts.
Coniston Fowler and the Conspiracy
By Lloyd Martin
Price: Free! Words: 27,550. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Fiction
The book opens with the cancellation of TSR-2,in April 1965. Many parts were moved to Samlesbury, then flown out to Machrahanish. Then we move back to October 1964, the American secret services try to select an aircraft type to mount a special mission over Vietnam. A lot of detail about the aircraft, and the meetings, including the deception in Burma follow to give a fascinating read.
Coniston Fowler and the Typhoon Force
By Lloyd Martin
Price: Free! Words: 31,450. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
In an attempt to find an ultimate solution to the Vietnam Conflict the American secret services had acquired and developed the British supersonic bomber TSR-2 for one specific purpose - to drop atom bombs on China in a bid to end the support for North Vietnam. We have detailed information on the attack, and the rescue of Coniston. Then we have the repercussions, meetings at the Pentagon.