Never in the history of aviation was there a more exciting and colorful period of rapid development and public romance with aviators and their magnificent flying machines than the decades between the world wars. It was a time of air shows and races, record flights across the oceans and over the poles, phenomenal technological innovations, and daredevil pilots with whom ...
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Great American Naval Battles
A distinguished team of historians presents authoritative accounts of nineteen of the most important battles fought by American naval forces in this volume of essays, compiled and introduced by the well-known naval historian Jack Sweetman. The battles include two in the War of Independence, three in the War of 1812, three in the Civil War, two in the Spanish-American War ...
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Golden Age Remembered
U.S. Naval Aviation, 1919-1941: An Oral History
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Tip of the Spear
U.S. Marine Light Armor in the Gulf War
Selected for the Marine Commandant's Reading List when first published in hardcover, this book offers a vivid, firsthand account of Operation Desert Storm during the Gulf War. A U.S. Marine sergeant in Alpha Company of the 1st Light Armored Vehicle Battalion (LAV), Michaels provides a revealing look at what it was like to endure and prevail in ground combat at ...
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