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America's Commandos

U.s. Special Operations Forces of World War II and Korea
by Leroy Thompson
Pen and Sword

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Pub Date: 2015
Format: Hardback with bw illus.
Pages: 72 pp.
Size: 7.50 x 10.00 inches

ISBN: 9781848328051
TB Code: 1903224
Availability: 129 in stock

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.