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- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 18.00
WHEN THE MARINES decided to buy a helicopter-airplane hybrid ?tiltrotor? called the V-22 Osprey, they saw it as their dream machine. The tiltrotor was the aviation equivalent of finding the Northwest Passage: an aircraft able to take off, land, and hover with the agility of a helicopter yet fly as fast and as far as an airplane. Many predicted it would... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2012; US$ 28.62
Hauptbeschreibung Luftstreitkräfte nahmen in den militärischen Planungen des Kalten Krieges auf beiden Seiten des Eisernen Vorhanges eine zentrale Stellung ein. Vor allem die mitteleuropäischen Staaten sahen sich aufgrund einer möglichen atomaren Bedrohung aus der Luft gezwungen, ihre Luftverteidigung auf supranationaler Ebene in den Bündnissen zu... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 16.95
Although Boris Senior may not be well known outside Israel, he played an important, even vital, part in the formation of the Israel Air Force (IAF) and in the 1948 War of Independence. Those who are familiar with his efforts and dedication have an abiding respect and appreciation for this transplanted South African who nearly died when shot down on... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2013; US$ 44.99
The Israel Air Force (IAF) has accumulated as much battle experience as any air force in the world during the post-Second World War era, and it has recorded many outstanding accomplishments throughout a seemingly endless string of interstate wars, asymmetrical wars, counterinsurgency campaigns, and special operations. … This book examines the IAF?s... more...
- Birlinn 2013; US$ 8.44
Britain's first flying machine was trailed in Perthshire in 1907 and ever since - whether at war or in peacetime - Scotland has been in the frontline of British military aviation. In "Tartan Air Force", Deborah Lake investigates Scotland's contribution to military flying over the last hundred years. With a wealth of previously unpublished or little-known... more...
- Birlinn 2014; US$ 7.28
a wonderful example of a soldier's memoir' - Trevor Royle When Ray Ward died in 1999, his sons discovered an old and dusty manuscript in an Afrika Korps ammunition box in the cellar of the family home in Glasgow. These papers contained a collection of their father's memoirs, which detailed his experiences as an infantry officer during the Second World... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 18.94
<div>This revealing book sets out to provide a first-hand account of the Blitz upon an ordinary and very recently married couple in Upminster, Essex. The Blitz diary, written by the author's mother, began less than a year after she had married, which itself was just three days before the Declaration of War in 1939. It may be quite representative... more...
- Ulysses Press 2011; US$ 15.95
GET AS FIT AS A MARINE For almost three decades as a U.S. Marine, Master Gunnery Sergeant Paul Roarke rigorously designed and tested a unique system to achieve and maintain a level of physical fitness that kept him battle-ready when he was away from hard-core Marine PT— Corps Strength . Now, Master Gunz takes his tried-and-true regimen from the... more...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 25.00
This book tells the tale of the illustrious Royal Air Force career of Tom Clark, a World War Two gunner and post-war signaller in action during some of the most pivotal events of the twentieth century. Lovingly penned by his son, it provides an authentic insight into this dynamic period of world history. From work as an air gunner, involved in the... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 26.95
The United States needs airpower, but does it need an air force? In Grounded , Robert M. Farley persuasively argues that America should end the independence of the United States Air Force (USAF) and divide its assets and missions between the United States Army and the United States Navy. In the wake of World War I, advocates of the Air Force argued... more...