More than 1,000 feet long, with as many as 5,000 sailors on board, the aircraft carrier has been likened to a skyscraper turned on its side. Published in time for National U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier Month, this 96-page special edition outlines the technology, history, aircraft, and traditions of a modern U.S. carrier.
Published in time for the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, this 104-page volume packed with photos includes the 25 most dramatic moments of the Apollo program, the extraordinary people who made it possible, and how a new generation of explorers plans to return to the moon.
Learn about the thrilling and life-threatening missions U.S. veterans undertook in service to their country. Voices of the Veterans celebrates the stories of the brave veterans who fought in the formidable air battles that have shaped American history.
A remembrance of December 7th and its aftermath. Nearly 100 pages of history, featuring the great air battles of the Pacific War. Untold stories of forgotten campaigns and of the individuals swept up in monumental events. Outstanding wartime photography and the best action photos of World War II airplanes flying today.
This special edition e-book features 45 stunning photographs and rarely seen video. Andrew Chaikin explores Glenn's path to greatness, with new details on his selection as an astronaut in 1959, newly synchronized onboard film and audio of Glenn's harrowing reentry from orbit on his 1962 Mercury mission, as well as new, touching reminiscences of his 1998 return to space from his Space Shuttle crewmates.