Daring Missions of World War II

Daring Missions of World War II

by William B. Breuer
     
 

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Few World War II stories are more gripping than those fought behind enemy lines by spies, underground members and special forces. In this collection, the author brings to light largely unknown stories of behind the scenes bravery and covert activities that helped the Allies win critical victories both on the ground and in the air.

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Few World War II stories are more gripping than those fought behind enemy lines by spies, underground members and special forces. In this collection, the author brings to light largely unknown stories of behind the scenes bravery and covert activities that helped the Allies win critical victories both on the ground and in the air.

In historian William Breuer’s latest collection, he brings to light largely unknown stories of behind the scenes bravery and covert activities that helped the Allies win critical victories both on the ground and in the air. Here are more than seventy tales of espionage, sabotage, and derring-do, including thrilling accounts of “impossible” rescues, ingenious secret networks, and high-stakes U.S. Ranger missions within enemy territory.

Vivid, fast-paced, and dramatic, Daring Missions of World War II introduces you to the heroes and heroines who risked their lives for victory—and sometimes notoriety.

Editorial Reviews

Library Journal
Breuer's World War II thematic history series was published between 1999 and 2003, with individual titles costing $24.95. These Castle reprints offer the same volumes in hardcover for $9.99. Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
Booknews
Brings to light stories of behind-the-scenes bravery and covert activities that helped the Allies win critical victories during WWII. There are more than 70 tales of espionage, sabotage, daring rescues, ingenious secret networks, and high-stakes US Ranger missions within enemy territory. Includes many b&w historical photos. Breuer is author of 26 military history books. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780785819509
Publisher:
Book Sales, Inc.
Publication date:
04/15/2005
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

WILLIAM B. BREUER is the critically acclaimed author of twenty-six military history books, including "Unexplained Mysteries of World War II," "Top Secret Tales of World War II," "Undercover Tales of World war II," "Vendetta!: Castro and the Kennedy Brothers," and "Shadow Warriors: The Covert War in Korea." Ten of his books have been Main selections of the Military Book Club, including "The Great Raid on Cabanatuan" and "MacArthur's Undercover War."

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