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Origins of Air Intelligence and Reconnaissance By peter dancey
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This ebook traces the origins of air intelligence, that started on the Western Front during WW I. In particular the German Air Service that was equipped with special high-altitude reconnaissance... More > planes.< Less
Journey Without Boundaries (pb) By MM Diedericks
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This is the extraordinary tale of an extraordinary man. An honestly told story of his military career, of a man who was twice decorated for valour, who pioneered and developed the concept of... More > “small team reconnaissance” within the South African Special Forces. He was a consummate warrior and gentleman and has told his story with humility and a disarming sense that what he did was simply the job he was given, when even the most cursory reading will show that it was anything but simple or easy. From start to finish, his life was truly a ‘Journey without Boundaries’. This version is in black and white. The SA version contains colour photos and is available from http://www.justdone.co.za/< Less
Journey Without Boundaries (hb) By MM Diedericks
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This is the extraordinary tale of an extraordinary man. An honestly told story of his military career, of a man who was twice decorated for valour, who pioneered and developed the concept of... More > “small team reconnaissance” within the South African Special Forces. He was a consummate warrior and gentleman and has told his story with humility and a disarming sense that what he did was simply the job he was given, when even the most cursory reading will show that it was anything but simple or easy. From start to finish, his life was truly a ‘Journey without Boundaries’. This version is in black and white. The SA version contains colour photos and is available from http://www.justdone.co.za/< Less
English Electric Canberra By peter dancey
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Conventional in design and seen by some as merely an enlarged Gloster Meteor the Canberra's performance was sufficient to render it immune from the interceptors and fighter types of the day. Its... More > simplicity allowed it to be adapted for a wide variety of roles. Many of these performed well into the early years of the 21st Century. This a brief history of the BAC Canberra 'Queen of the Skies'< Less
Fantasy Industry: Perceptions of the South African Special Forces in the Media By Lance Branquinho
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An examination of perceptions of the South African Special Forces (Recces) in the media.
A Greater Share of Honour By Jack Greeff
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As a young Staff Sergeant in the Recces, Jack Greeff became one of the most decorated soldiers in the SADF. Leading two-man reconnaissance patrols deep into enemy held territories and operating under... More > the noses of the enemy, they collected vital strategic information on enemy movements and installations. Using the information gathered, he led raiding parties to the targets to execute what were probably the biggest and most daring acts of sabotage in recent military history. This is a new, updated second edition< Less
FLIGHT, CAMERA, ACTION! The History of U.S. Naval Aviation Photography and Photo-Reconnaissance By Douglas E. Campbell
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The first U.S. Navy aerial photographs were taken in 1913 in support of fleet exercises off Guantanamo, Cuba. Following WWI, a Navy Photographic expedition went north, making the first aerial... More > mapping photos of the Alaskan territory. WWII found Navy shuttermen in the Pacific theatre, performing pre- and post-attack reconnaissance, along with “hitting the beach” to record the war as it unfolded. Shortly after, Navy photographic units were in the Pacific to record early atomic bomb tests. The Navy’s aerial photo reconnaissance mission, both at the front end with the weaponless aircrews and the output of thousands of images and photo interpretation, continued to develop through the mid-20th century. The last aerial photo plane in the Navy’s inventory was retired after flying to the Smithsonian’s Air and Space Museum Annex at Dulles International Airport in Fairfax County, Virginia. The 74 year odyssey of Navy and Marine Corps aerial reconnaissance photography was finished.< Less
Boeing B-29 Superfortress By peter dancey
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Overview of the WW II long-range bomber that brought the war to an end following the A-bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945. Also the F-13 Photo-recce variant and the Lend-Lease RAF... More > Washington post-war variant.< Less
Israeli AF reconnaissance aircraft - A History By Peter Dancey
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The story of the Israeli AF reconnaissance types from the first fixed-wing manned types through all the different platforms used until the RPVs and drones of the mid 1990s the indigenous UAVs then... More > the satellite and the Top Secret program to build and launch spy satellite not always approved of by the US. In the new millennium the IDF/AF still relies on manned photo-recce but its main reconnaissance and intelligence asset now is the orbital satellite that passes a continuous stream of information back to IDF/AF Control and Command Center with almost continuous data to permit any contingency plans to be set in motion to defend the State of Israel.< Less
Live soldiers dead heroes By Rhys Evans Dean Daves
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Recce troops missing from the army because of a drunken platoon Sargent dragging them down a nasty slope, they awaited a court marshal and got locked up for a while but escaped with a bit of help,... More > there was only a four of them left now after their own ambush was ambushed in Bosnia, silver bars were found over there and sneaked back to the UK and more, the platoon Sargent spilled the beans on the four troopers and made stories up, MI5 agents were in pursuit and mare, IRA got involved because of their dodgy sarge, the troopers leave a trail of destruction, they wanted revenge and to clear their names, action and adventure tale with a shocking ending.< Less