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  • The Airborne in World War IIby Michael E. Haskew

    St. Martin's Press 2017; US$ 19.59

    D-Day, Operation Market Garden, Battle of the Bulge—the US Airborne divisions were integral at all these major points in World War II. But they also played a significant role in North Africa, where they first saw action, and in Italy in 1943. Right on the tail of these planes, this expert history follows the airborne divisions from the redesignation... more...

  • The Greatest Air Aces Stories Ever Toldby Col. Robert Barr Smith; Esq. Laurence J. Yadon

    Lyons Press 2017; US$ 17.99

    In thirty-five chapters, The Greatest Air Aces Stories Ever Told covers many of the leading American and British Commonwealth fighter aces of WW I and II, together with a few bomber crews whose gallantry made a substantial contribution to the end of WW II. Other nations had their aces, but this book concentrates on American and Commonwealth... more...

  • The Final Mission of Extortion 17by Ed Darack

    Smithsonian 2017; US$ 23.99

    On August 6, 2011, a U.S. Army CH-47D Chinook helicopter approached a landing zone in Afghanistan 40 miles southwest of Kabul. The helicopter, call sign Extortion 17, was on a mission to reinforce American and coalition special operations troops. It would never return. Insurgents fired at the Chinook, severed one of its rear rotor blades, and brought... more...

  • A History of Air Warfareby

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 35.00

    ***Selected for the 2010 Chief of the United States Air Force's Reading List*** This one-volume anthology provides a comprehensive analysis of the role that air power has played in military conflicts over the past century. Comprising sixteen essays penned by a global cadre of leading military experts, A History of Air Warfare chronologically examines... more...

  • Broken Wingsby Stephen L. Renner

    Indiana University Press 2016; US$ 34.99

    Drawing upon a wealth of previously untranslated documents, Broken Wings tells how a European nation built an entire air force in secret. Carved up and banned from having a military air service after World War I, Hungary became determined to rearm itself. In the early 1920s, Allied inspectors were evaded and obstructed at every turn; great efforts... more...

  • The Great War in the Airby John H. Morrow

    University of Alabama Press 2017; US$ 39.95

    "For the general reader as well as the specialist, Morrow's history of the development and significance of airpower during WWI will be considered definitive. He compares the military, technological, and industrial aspects of the air services of the major powers--France, Germany, England, Italy, Austria-Hungary, and the United States--and reveals how,... more...

  • The Operational Commander’s Role In Planning And Executing A Successful Campaignby Major Thomas M. Jordan

    Tannenberg Publishing 2015; US$ 0.99

    The rise of industrialization coupled with the growth of technology have contributed to creating a complexity to modern warfare that far exceeds the primitive conditions of earlier periods. Defined as the creative use of distributed operations for the purposes of strategy, success at the operational level requires that commanders practice operational... more...

  • Role Of Army Special Operations Forces In Nation Buildingby Major Jeffrey J. Monte

    Tannenberg Publishing 2014; US$ 0.99

    Although the United States (US) has been involved in nation-building efforts for the past 100 years it does not have a doctrinal definition to articulate what nation building is. Another challenge for the US is the lack of a designated agency within the US Government (USG) to lead the effort. First, an interagency, agreed upon, doctrinal definition... more...

  • US Army Special Forces Role In Asymmetric Warfareby Major Heinz P. Dinter Jr.

    Tannenberg Publishing 2014; US$ 0.99

    The U.S. National Security Strategy is the basis of a preventive solution through global engagement, which fosters international interoperability and cooperation to defeat complex asymmetric threats. The study examined how U.S. Army Special Forces (SF) can advance this interoperability and cooperation, and identified three evolving roles; Strike Force,... more...

  • People’s War, People’s Army; The Viet Cong Insurrection Manual For Underdeveloped Countriesby Vo Nguyen Giap

    Tannenberg Publishing 2015; US$ 2.49

    “Vo Nguyen Giap, Southeast Asia’s most successful Communist general, Minister of Defense and Commander in Chief of North Vietnam’s army, shares with Premier Khrushchev a conviction that the future holds many “just wars of national liberation.” This volume stresses the climate of Asia, Africa, and Latin American, torn today by anti-colonial, economic,... more...