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The Battle of Berlin - Bomber Command By peter dancey
eBook (ePub): $5.03
RAF Bomber Command mass raids comprised the main action collectively known as the 'Battle of Berlin'. This action was unique in the annals of military aviation history as it saw the introduction into... More > operational servvice of the first jet powered fighters - the Messerschmitt Me 262. This ebook records a concise and accurate record of all surviving Me 262 aircraft and their locations< Less
Strategic Air Command Nuclear Bombers By peter dancey
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OVerveiw of the USAF nuclear bombers past and present, ALCM SRAMS and free fall bombs: the aircraft bases and payloads
Strategic Air Command Nuclear Bombers By peter dancey
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The idea of a nuclear war between the major powers in the second decade of the new millennium seems remote but there was a time immediately post-WW 2 and throughout the decades of the 'Cold War' that... More > USAF Strategic Air Command maintained a huge arsenal of nuclear weapons to be carried aloft by a large fleet of bombers dedicated to delivery of high yield tactical warheads to the Soviets and their Warpac allies.< Less
Avro Lancaster Bomber '- the Early Days By peter dancey
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Many new military combat types experience problems on their initial introduction to operational front line service -- the infamous Avro Lancaster was no different. Much has been written about this... More > superb WW II bomber but very little on the subject of its early service with Bomber command, This ebook endeavors to put this matter right and his Special Tribute to those who flew the bomber during its early days.< Less
Avro Lancaster Bomber '- the Early Days By peter dancey
eBook (ePub): $9.32
Many books have been written commemorating RAF Bomber Command long-range strategic bombing operations - this ebook focuses specifically on the entry of the Avro Lancaster B.1 into RAF service and the... More > inordinate losses it suffered during the early days of operation of service with Bomber Command. As detailed many accident occurred due to a multitude of reason in particular a lack of respect or training to fly the 'Big Bomber'.< Less
Stories of a B-17 Bomber Pilot By Andrew Anzanos
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Stories by a B-17 pilot who went from a ninth grade plow boy to commander of a B-17. Some humor has been added as well as the fears and valor associated with the 8th Air Force flyers. The 8th Air... More > Force suffered more extensive casualties than any other major combatment group.< Less
United States Strategic Bombers 1945 - 2012 By Stuart Slade
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By 1944, the US had the world's largest AF with 2.4 million personnel and 80,000 A/C. After WWII, the US relied on a strategy of deterrence using nuclear weapons. Accordingly, the US gave preference... More > to its long-range atomic bombing force now known as SAC. The B-36 could hit targets thousands of miles away. -The B-29 and B-50 were replaced by B-47s while the B-36 replaced the B-52. The bombers' went supersonic with the B-58 Hustler. Finally, the ultimate expression of the strategic bomber was realized with the B-70 Valkyrie, a Mach 3 beauty with true intercontinental range. -The FB-111 replaced the B-58 while the new B-1 Lancer entered the fleet alongside the venerable B-52. An entirely new concept of bomber was developed as the B-2 Spirit. This relied on its stealth, but the sheer cost meant that only a handful of B-2s were built and the number of bombers continued to decline. -Yet, in the early 21st century, the strategic bomber was confirmed yet again in Iraq. This is the history of the US strategic bomber.< Less
Pilot Training Manual for the B-25 Mitchell Bomber By U.S. Army Air Forces
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"This manual is the text for your training as a B-25 pilot and airplane commander. The Air Forces' most experienced training and supervisory personnel have collaborated to make it a complete... More > exposition of what your pilot duties are, how each will be performed, and why it must be performed in the manner prescribed. The techniques and procedures described in this book are standard and mandatory. In this respect the manual serves the dual purpose of a training checklist and working handbook. Use it to make sure that you learn everything described herein. Use it to study and review the essential facts concerning everything taught. Such additional self-study and review will not only advance your training, but will alleviate the burden of your already overburdened instructors.< Less
North American Aerospace Defense Command By peter dancey
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NORAD is the organisation responsible for defending both the United States and Canada from air attack, which might come in the shape of bombers or ICBMs. Although the thawing of the 'Cold War'... More > sitution made NORAD a much leaner command compared to that of its heyday, interceptors and radar still maintain a comprehensive watch over the continent< Less
B-29 Airplane Commander Training Manual in Color By United States Army Air Force
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The Boeing B-29 was one of the most sophisticated aircraft of WWII. It featured many innovations including guns that could be fired by remote control and pressurized crew compartments. It was also... More > the heaviest production plane of the war, with terrific range and bomb-carrying capabilities. Carrying a crew of ten, the Superfortress devastated Japan in a series of raids in 1944-45. Finally, in August of 1945, the B-29s "Enola Gay" and "Bock's Car" dropped the atomic bombs and forced Japan to surrender. Originally printed by the U.S. Army Air Force, this B-29 Airplane Commander Pilot's Training Manual taught pilots everything they needed to know about the Superfortress. Classified “Restricted”, the text was declassified long ago and is here reprinted in book form. This impressive facsimile presents the manual in its entirety. It is over 200 pages long, and reproduced in its original multi-color glory for the first time ever.< Less