America's Commandos

America's Commandos

By: Leroy Thompson (author)Hardback

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Description

America deployed a diverse group of special operations forces (SOF) throughout World War II and in Korea. These elite units quickly earned a redoubtable reputation and proved themselves adept at hit-and-run raids, gathering intelligence in long-range patrols, rescuing PoWs and living and fighting in hostile environments. This valuable, fully illustrated guide includes more than 100 rare and unusual photographs of the men, uniforms, special equipment and insignia of these elite troops. Units covered include the Marine Raider regiments and Paramarines; Ranger battalions; 'Merill's Marauders'; the Special Service Force, OSS teams; Naval CDUs; and ski and mountain troops.

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About Author

Leroy Thompson is one of the world's leading authorities on special army and police units. He is the author of several books on the subject including The Bodyguard Manual, The Hostage Rescue Manual and Secret Techniques of the Elite Forces. He lives in the USA.

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/09/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781848328051
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 72
  • ID: 9781848328051
  • ISBN10: 1848328052

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