Commando: Winning World War II Behind Enemy Lines

Commando: Winning World War II Behind Enemy Lines

by James Owen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780349123622
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 06/17/2014
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.70(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

James Owen is a historian and the author of Nuremberg: Evil on Trial, The Voice of War (with Guy Walters), A Serpent in Eden and Danger UXB. He writes frequently for newspapers and contributes to television and radio programmes. He lives in London.

Table of Contents

Chronology ix

Acknowledgements xi

List of Illustrations xiii

Map of Commando operations, 1940-45 xvii

Prologue: Cordite xix

1 Ambassador 1

2 Exporter 18

3 Flipper 41

4 Archery 60

5 Postmaster 83

6 Chariot 99

7 Jubilee 126

8 Dryad 157

9 Musketoon 181

10 Anglo 198

11 Agreement 211

12 JV and Frankton 232

13 Tarbrush 252

14 Flounced 271

15 Overlord 295

16 Infatuate 318

17 Talon 334

18 Roast 349

19 Eclipse 365

Epilogue: The Commando Prayer 378

Notes 379

Bibliography 399

Index 402

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