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United States Strategic Bombers 1945 - 2012 By Stuart Slade
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A definitive resource from Defense Lion Publications detailing the evolution of the United States Strategic Bomber inventory; from the Boeing B-29 Superfortress in World War II through the B-2... More > Stealth Bomber. Remastered archival documents from the U.S Air Force with design characteristics are also included for each aircraft with authoritative original text that places each one in the context of the development of aviation technology and world history. A look at the future for the next generation of United States Bomber is also discussed in detail. This is an authoritative resource for military historians, aviation buffs or for anyone looking for insight into the bombers that changed the world.< Less
Flying Aircraft Carriers of the USAF: Mcdonnell XF-85 Goblin By Brian Lockett
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The P-85 Goblin was the only airplane that ever flew which was designed from scratch to be operated entirely from another airplane. The development of the B-36 by the Consolidated Vultee Aircraft... More > Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas resulted in a requirement for fighter protection for the bomber at distances from any friendly base that far exceeded the range of currently available escort fighter airplanes. Due to the inability of contemporary fighters to escort B-36 bombers all the way to their targets, the Army Air Corps initiated Project MX-472, Unconventional Fighter Design Studies, on December 3, 1942. The primary objective of the project was the development of a suitable method of protecting the B-36 on long-range bombing missions. The McDonnell Aircraft Corporation designed the P-85 Goblin to fit entirely within the confines of the bomb bay of the B-36. The little fighter was just fifteen feet long with a wing sapn of twenty-one feet.< Less
Flying Aircraft Carriers of the USAF: McDonnell XF-85 Goblin By Brian Lockett
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The P-85 Goblin was the only airplane that ever flew which was designed from scratch to be operated entirely from another airplane. The development of the B-36 by the Consolidated Vultee Aircraft... More > Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas resulted in a requirement for fighter protection for the bomber at distances from any friendly base that far exceeded the range of currently available escort fighter airplanes. Due to the inability of contemporary fighters to escort B-36 bombers all the way to their targets, the Army Air Corps initiated Project MX-472, Unconventional Fighter Design Studies, on December 3, 1942. The primary objective of the project was the development of a suitable method of protecting the B-36 on long-range bombing missions. The McDonnell Aircraft Corporation designed the P-85 Goblin to fit entirely within the confines of the bomb bay of the B-36. The little fighter was just fifteen feet long with a wing sapn of twenty-one feet.< Less
The Nuclear Weapon Chronicles By James Oskins & Joel Dobson
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This book covers the early development of nuclear weapon systems; including aircraft, missiles, nuclear weapons, nuclear weapon storage, maintenance, and deployment.
The Tent By C. Buddy Carls
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For adults. Based on a true story during the Korean War, an array of hookers and sergeants enlighten three Air Force recruits. Follow the naive Stepanian, bookworm Smith and the burly Petski through... More > a series of misadventures through the South and England. A secret radar station concealed in a tent becomes a base of operations for their escapades. Enjoy their conquests, failures and horseplay with some electronic warfare and 1950's history mixed in.< Less
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Winter Warriors By Stuart Slade
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SECOND EDITION -- One great German offensive has broken through the Russian defenses, leaving an allied army trapped in the frozen wasteland of the Kola Peninsula. While the armies try and survive... More > the bitter cold, ski troops fight a vicious private war to dominate the ground between their armies. Desperate to break the deadlock, the German Navy sets sail in an effort to destroy the convoys that keep the allied armies on Kola alive. And so, an epic naval battle brews in the icy waters of the North Atlantic. In the midst of the fighting, the crew of a U.S. Navy railway gun, Russian railway engineers and Siberian ski troops come together in a desperate struggle to save the great guns from the advancing German troops. Behind the scenes, in a war-weary America, a political battle is being fought. One in which a supposed friend can be as deadly an enemy as any to be found on the Kola Peninsula.< Less
May the Seven Rivers of Hiroshima Reach the Galaxy By Kunito Okamura
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Merriam Press World War 2 History Series. This is Kunito Okamura's story of how his parents survived the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. He was born after the war, and witnessed the re-birth of... More > Hiroshima. This book is based on the story told by his parents about their tough experiences of the atomic bombing in Hiroshima. Though the story was about the cruel tragedy, it was not intended to blame anyone. He felt that such a sad history of war should be passed on to the coming generations so as not to repeat such a senseless thing ever again. Also what drove him to this work was the people’s dedication to Hiroshima’s recovery by helping each other. Their vivid faces in contrast to their shabby clothing were branded into his young brain despite their sad fate of losing houses and families. Their faces looked rather shining because of the hope and dream for their and Japan’s bright future. 49 photos, 4 maps.< Less
A Seabee's Story By George A. Larson
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. Tinian and Okinawa: B-29s and the Air War Against Japan. This is the story of the author's father's service in WWII as a Seabee in the US Navy. And it is also... More > the story of the war in the Pacific, in particular the invasion and capture of Tinian and, later, Okinawa. Also told is the story of the Boeing B-29 Superfortress and the men and women who built and flew the heavy bomber, from airfields in the Pacific, built by the Seabees. Contents: Tinian Island; Training of a USNCB; Boeing B-29 Superfortress: Naval Engagement with the Japanese Mobile Fleet; Tinian's Capture; Seabees Land on Tinian; Miracle of Construction; B-29 Operations; Okinawa; The War Ends; Peace in the Pacific; Notes; Sources; 320 photos, drawings, maps, documents.< Less
Wing Tip Coupling,2019 calendar By Brian Lockett
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In the early years of the cold war, the US Air Force attempted to increase the range of airplanes by carrying fuel in hinged wing panels that supported themselves attached to their wing tips. The... More > initial tests used a piloted light plane to simulate the hinged panels. Soon the scope of the experiments expanded to include towing a pair of jet fighters on the wing tips of a giant bomber. Photo sources: Bud Anderson, Air Force, General Dynamics, Lockheed-Martin: Douglas C-47A 42-23918 and Culver Q-14B 44-68334 Project Tip-Tow: Boeing EB-29A 44-62093 and Republic EF-84D Thunderjets 48-0641 and 48-0661 Project Long Tom: Beechcraft XL-23C Project Tom-Tom: Convair JRB-36F 49-2707 and Republic RF-84F Thunderflashes 51-1848 and 51-1849.< Less

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