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- Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
In Night Hunters , air power historian William P. Head provides the first detailed study of the development and deployment of the AC-130 gunship. While other airframes and other types of close air support (CAS) and interdiction weapon systems preceded or flew with the AC-130s, this four-engine cargo airframe proved to be not only the longest serving... more...
- Quercus 2014; US$ 19.99
The Battle of Britain is the epic story of the fight for control of the skies over England in the bitterly long summer of 1940. Bestselling author Patrick Bishop?s compelling day-to-day chronicle is enhanced with eye-witness accounts, diary extracts and pilot profiles, as the horrific reality of air combat is vividly portrayed in this account of the... more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
This work examines the extent to which contingency temporary duty (TDY) may be impinging on noncontingency temporary duty to the potential detriment of Air Force training and readiness. more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
The Air Force is reexamining how it plans its manpower resources, especially for scenarios less extensive than the traditional two major theater wars. This report presents and demonstrates a methodology RAND developed to assist in this process, drawing lessons from the recent Total Force Assessment. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 85.00
This is a comprehensive history of the pistol, covering its technological development and its impact on warfare and society. It provides complete technical details of examples of pistols from the first working models to the present and includes in-depth coverage of the three major pistol designs. more...
- Penguin Group US 1997; US$ 16.00
They are America's front lines--serving proudly in forward areas around the world. Representing the very best from the Army and Air Force, the Airborne Task Force is an unstoppable combination of manpower and firepower. Now, Tom Clancy examines this elite branch of our nation's armed forces. With pinpoint accuracy and a style more compelling than... more...
- Penguin Group US 1999; US$ 17.00
They are floating cities with crews of thousands. They are the linchpins of any military strategy, for they provide what has become the key to every battle fought since World War I: air superiority. The mere presence of a U.S. naval carrier in a region is an automatic display of strength that sends a message no potential enemy can ignore. Now, Tom... more...
- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 17.00
For 123 days in the summer of 1940, 3,000 youthful airmen in the Royal Air Force fought back against Hitler?s advancing forces with a heroism that astonished the world. Drawing on interviews with scores of surviving pilots as well as diaries and letters never before seen, military historian and journalist Patrick Bishop re-creates with astonishing... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2006; US$ 30.00
In his acclaimed memoir German Boy: A Refugee's Story , Wolfgang W. E. Samuel relates his experiences as a child surviving war and its hellish aftermath in occupied Germany. On January 24, 1951, exactly six years after his traumatic flight from Russian tanks, Samuel finds himself standing at the railing of a ship taking him to the land of his dreams--America.... more...