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- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 185.00
This encyclopedia documents the entire history of aerial combat - from the primitive biplanes of World War I to the sophisticated stealth fighters of the 21st century - and contains articles on famous aces, designers, air campaigns, weapons and flying machines of air warfare's first 90 years. more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2007; US$ 20.99
Today's Best Military Writing is the first-ever collection of the finest articles on the military published in the past five years. Esteemed military historian and bestselling author Walter J. Boyne has gathered twenty-one writers, both military and civilian, and their published articles and essays on all aspects of the various branches of the armed... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2007; US$ 8.99
The story of the jet age of aviation revolves around remarkable geniuses--including Sir Frank Whittle, the British inventor of the jet engine; Hans von Ohain, a German jet engine designer who comes to work for the U.S.; famed aeronautical engineer Kelly Johnson; the daring test pilot Tex Johnston, and many more--brilliant men who conceived these... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 8.99
The second edition of Beyond the Wild Blue, an update of the popular history originally released in 1997, is a fascinating look at sixty turbulent years of Air Force history. From the prop-driven armada of World War II to the most advanced Stealth weaponry, from pioneers like General Henry "Hap" Arnold to glorious conquests in the Gulf War, B... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 19.99
It's usually called the Yom Kippur War. Or sometimes the October War. The players that surround it are familiar: Sadat and Mubarak, Meir and Sharon, Nixon and Kissinger, Brezhnev and Dobyrnin. It was a war that brought Arab and Jew into vicious conflict. A war in which Israel almost unleashed her nuclear arsenal and set two superpowers on a treacherous... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2009; US$ 8.99
New York Times bestselling author and the former director of the Smithsonian Institution's National Air & Space Museum Walter J. Boyne brings readers the final book in a trilogy highlighting the history of the aircraft industry more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2003; US$ 8.99
The names Wilbur and Orville Wright stand out in history as the inventors of the airplane, but lost in history are those who in the closing years of the nineteenth century and the first years of the twentieth shared the same passion: to develop the first powered aircraft. Some spent entire lives and fortunes chasing the dream, including men like the... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2006; US$ 7.99
From the first flight of the U-2 to the flashing speed of the famous SR-71 Blackbird, Supersonic Thunder is a portrait of the jet as it comes of age. Aviation genius is personified in famous engineers such as Kelly Johnson and Ben Rich and in test pilots like Tony LeVier and Tex Johnson in this fast moving story of military and commercial jet... more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2003; US$ 8.99
No war has ever had the intensive media coverage of the 2003 war in Iraq, and none has ever had such monumental second-guessing. Months before the war began, domestic and international pundits painted a gloomy picture of a new Vietnam or of a nuclear Armageddon that would see Israel reduced to ruins. The war started with a brilliant series of pre-emptive... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 26.99
Boyne resurrects the war of the skies in all its heroic and tragic drama, while supplying insightful, expert conclusions about previously overlooked aspects of the war, including the essential role of American bombers in Europe; Germany's miscalculation of the number of planes required for victory; the Allies' slow start in deploying maximum air power?and... more...