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- NewSouth 2014; US$ 39.99
Jack Kennedy (Sydney), Stuart Walch (Hobart), Dick Glyde (Perth), Ken Holland (Sydney), Pat Hughes (Cooma and Sydney), Bill Millington (Adelaide), John Crossman (Newcastle) and Des Sheen (Canberra): eight Australian Spitfire and Hurricane pilots of the Battle of Britain. Only one survived. During the summer and autumn of 1940, the Luftwaffe launched... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2009; US$ 31.81
Jack Davenport was a well-decorated,well-known, and well-respected member of the Royal Australian Air Force serving with distinction in Bomber Command and Coastal Command in World War 2. After the war he became a very successful businessman and a very generous philanthropist. more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 15.95
Israeli delta fighters pilots have been credited with almost 300 kills between 1966 and 1974, and dozens of them became aces. The Israeli aerial kill exchange rate and overall air-to-air performance was phenomenal. Although the Israeli pilots were flying Mach 2 fighters, they lacked any modern radar equipment and their MiG-21 flying opponents should... more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
This is an assessment of the manner in which the Jet Engine Intermediate Maintenance (JEIM) shops of the United States Air Force can best be configured to support Expeditionary Aerospace Forces both in peacetime and in war. more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
The U.S. Air Force is committed to the Air and Space Expeditionary Force concept and the transformation that is necessary for it to project power quickly to any region of the world. Forward positioning of heavy war reserve materiel (WRM) in optimal forward support locations (FSLs) is key to the Air Force?s ability to respond to a wide variety of scenarios. more...
- RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95
Cost analysts must predict how much money the military will spend on weapon systems, often without perfect knowledge of tomorrow's technology, economic conditions, and events. This book addresses how such estimates can be made more realistic and offers recommendations to improve communication among analysts and decisionmakers. more...
- Ebury Publishing 2009; US$ 11.62
On the night of 16-17 May 1943, nineteen Lancaster bombers from 617 Squadron headed for Germany. Their mission, for which they had been trained under a cloak of absolute secrecy, was to destroy the dams of the Ruhr Valley and in doing so cripple the Nazi industrial war effort. It was to become one of the most famous raids of WW2. For... more...
- Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.62
After the fall of France in May 1940, the British Expeditionary Force was miraculously evacuated from Dunkirk. Britain now stood alone to face Hitler's inevitable invasion attempt. For the German army to be landed across the Channel, Hitler needed mastery of the skies - the RAF would have to be broken. So every day, throughout the summer,... more...
- RAND Corporation 2004; US$ 9.95
To assist the Air Force in the process of significantly changing the way it purchases goods and services, this monograph reviews related commercial-sector activities and skills, suggests models for training programs, and includes a framework of metrics to track progress and refine procurement-workforce-development efforts over time. more...