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  • The Son Tay Raid

    The Son Tay Raid
    av John Gargus

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603442121

    In May 1970, aerial photographs revealed what U.S. military intelligence believed was a POW camp near the town of Son Tay, twenty-three miles west of North Vietnam's capital city. When American officials decided the prisoners were attempting to send…

  • Arguing over the American Lake

    Arguing over the American Lake
    av Hal M. Friedman

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603441254

    Between 1945 and 1947, the United States sought an imperial solution to its security problems in the Pacific Basin. Faced with fears of a future Pearl Harbor-style attack by a potentially resurgent Japan, and facing an even more realistic confrontat…

  • Every Day a Nightmare

    Every Day a Nightmare
    av Bartsch

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603441766

    In December 1941, the War Department sent two transports and a freighter carrying 103 P-40 fighters and their pilots to the Philipines to bolster Gen. Douglas MacArthur's Far East Air Force. They were then diverted to Australia, with new orders to f…

  • Operation PLUM

    Operation PLUM
    av Adrian R. Martin

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603441841

    They went in as confident young warriors. They came out as battle-scarred veterans, POW camp survivors. . . or worse. The Army Air Corps' 27th Bombardment Group arrived in the Philippines in November 1941 with 1,209 men; one year later, only 20 retu…

  • Glider Infantryman

    Glider Infantryman
    av Don Rich

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603449625

    A member of the famed Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division, Donald J. Rich went ashore on D-Day at Utah Beach, was wounded in the bloody conflict at Carentan, landed in a flimsy plywood-and-canvas glider on the battlefields of Holland, an…

  • Selling Air Power

    Selling Air Power

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603440912

    In "Selling Air Power", Steve Call provides the first comprehensive study of the efforts of post-war air power advocates to harness popular culture in support of their agenda. In the 1940s and much of the 1950s, hardly a month went by without at lea…

  • The Texas Military Experience

    The Texas Military Experience

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603441971

    Ever since the Alamo, the military has been a vivid part of the Texas experience. In this classic work, thirteen scholars address the significance of that military experience. In "The Texas Military Experience", prominent authors reevaluate famous p…

  • With a Black Platoon in Combat

    With a Black Platoon in Combat
    av Lyle Rishell

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603447409

    The first year of the Korean Conflict was a dark and humiliating period for many of the troops who fought there. Against a backdrop of U.S. political indecision and reduced military capability, American soldiers fought a dedicated and numerically st…

  • Execute Against Japan

    Execute Against Japan

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603440837

    Less than five hours after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, U.S. naval leaders reluctantly chose to pursue a form of warfare they despised - targeting not only Japanese military assets but also civilian-operated fishing trawlers, freighters, and…

  • Wreaking Havoc: A Year in an A-20

    Wreaking Havoc: A Year in an A-20
    av Joseph W. Rutter

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603447379

    "Life," writes Joseph Rutter, "was all fun and games with very expensive toys during those bright June days in 1944." Rutter was a pilot in the Army Air Force, and the expensive toys were airplanes-A-20s. He had just completed replacement crew train…

  • Pacific Microphone

    Pacific Microphone

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603441575

    In the famous sculpture of Gen. Douglas MacArthur's triumphant return to the Philippines in 1944, one man follows the general onto the beach wearing neither helmet nor hat. That man is a radio reporter, one of only a handful who covered the war in t…

  • War Makes Men of Boys

    War Makes Men of Boys
    av Katherine I. Miller

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781603448154

    Hundreds of novels have been written about young men coming of age in war. And millions of young men have, in fact, come of age in combat. This is the story of one of them, as told by his daughter, based on the daily letters he wrote to his family i…