The Jedburghs: The Secret History of the Allied Special Forces, France 1944

The Jedburghs: The Secret History of the Allied Special Forces, France 1944

by Will Irwin
     
 

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The first full history of the pioneering Special Forces units of World War II — dropped behind German lines into France to assist with the D-Day landings — told by a former U.S. Special Forces colonel with unique access to surviving veteransSee more details below

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The first full history of the pioneering Special Forces units of World War II — dropped behind German lines into France to assist with the D-Day landings — told by a former U.S. Special Forces colonel with unique access to surviving veterans

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Military Illustrated
Books on Special Forces units continue to be popular and The Jedburghs is a particularly good one...exciting narrative...highly recommended.
From the Publisher
"Irwin's detailed retelling of these early covert operations and his ability to place these relatively small operations in the context of the Allied campaign will please military history readers." —Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786735204
Publisher:
PublicAffairs
Publication date:
04/29/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
459,387
File size:
4 MB

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"Irwin's detailed retelling of these early covert operations and his ability to place these relatively small operations in the context of the Allied campaign will please military history readers." —-Publishers Weekly

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