Sunday, March 19, 2017

U.S. Armed Forces

U.S. Military Robots
By Barbara Alpert
When the job is too dangerous for soldiers, the military often uses robots. Learn more about these amazing machines, including how they are controlled, what they look like, and the types of missions they face.

U.S. Military Submarines
By Barbara Alpert
Submarines travel through the ocean hidden beneath the waves. Subs are used for everything from spying to sneak attacks. Learn more about these underwater vessels, including the weapons they carry, how they find their way around under the sea, and the missions they face.

The Delta Force
By Jennifer M. Besel
Provides information on the U.S. Delta Force, including their training, missions, and equipment.

The Green Berets|
By Jennifer M. Besel
Provides information on the U.S. Green Berets, including their training, missions, and equipment.

Today’s U.S. Air Force
By Michael Burgan Offers detailed information about the history, organization, missions, job possibilities, basic training, weapons, equipment, and special operations of the U.S. Air Force.

Women in the Military
By Miriam Coleman
This biographical text covers the important women who've broken ground in the military. Famous historical figures such as Joan of Arc, Clara Barton, and Florence Nightingale are covered in depth, while the stories of modern-day heroes are presented to show how women are still affecting change on the front lines.

Alpha Bravo Charlie: The Military Alphabet
By Chris L. Demarest
An alphabet book about words used by the United States military.

Can You Survive in the Special Forces? An Interactive Survival Adventure
By Matt Doeden
YOU are a soldier in the U.S. military's elite Special Forces. Will you: Serve as an Army Green Beret working to save a group of hostages from a desperate band of terrorists? OR Be an Army Ranger planning to seize control of an airstrip deep in enemy territory? OR Join with a group of fellow Navy SEALs to capture a terrorist leader from his hiding place? Experience the life-or-death dilemmas of an elite military job. YOU CHOOSE what you'll do next. The choices you make will either lead you to safety-or to doom.

U.S. Navy True Stories: Tales of Bravery
By Jessica Gunderson
Provides gripping accounts of Navy servicemen and servicewomen who showed exceptional courage during combat.

Army Delta Force
By Marcia Amidon Lusted Learn about the most secret and elite of special forces groups, U.S. Army Delta Force. Their mission is to fight terrorism, hunt down war criminals, and perform dangerous surveillance missions.

Army Rangers
By Marcia Amidon Lusted
Rangers learn to drop into combat zones by rappelling down cliffs and parachuting from planes and helicopters. Find out how Rangers surprise enemy forces, sacrificing their safety to lead the way for larger U.S. Army forces to enter battle.

Navy Seals
By Julie Murray Learn the essentials of the United States Navy SEALs including how the Navy SEALs keep us safe, the Navy SEALs various jobs, weapons and machinery, and more.

United States Coast Guard
By Julie Murray Learn the essentials of the United States Coast Guard including how the Coast Guard keeps us safe, the Coast Guard's various jobs, weapons and machinery, and more.

Army Special Forces
By Patricia Newman
Discover the exciting history of how Army Special Forces came to be, and learn more about how these elite forces fight for our freedom every day.

U.S. Marines by the Numbers
By Elizabeth Raum How fast does a Marine Osprey fly? How many Marines took part in the Battle of Iwo Jima? And how many miles do Marine recruits march as a part of their final test? Find these answers plus more amazing high impact stats and numbers that define the U.S. Air Force.

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