Item description for Special Forces in the Desert War 1940-1943 (Public Record Office War Histories) by H. W. Wynter; Great Britain Public Record Office...
National Archives War Histories is a new series of official accounts of famous campaigns and units in British military history. The histories were written by official historians who had access to all the original sources and often interviewed the leading surviving participants. This is the official account of revolutionary new warfare as practised by the famous 'irregular' units in the Desert campaign and is an authoritative official source book. This history includes stirring narratives of daring raids miles behind enemy lines. It features such famous characters as Ord Wingate, David Stirling and Lt. Col. Keyes VC, recounting the establishment and role of the forces within the 8th Army and Allied campaign. It includes photographs, maps, a list of officers serving and the awards received by members of the Long Range Desert Group. The book features the following units: The SAS Long Range Desert Group 'Layforce' Special Boat Squadron Long Range Boat Patrol Middle East Commandos Special Boat Squadron Indian Long Range Squadron Free French Commandos
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.2" Height: 0.8" Weight: 1.85 lbs.
Release Date Feb 1, 2002
Publisher Public Record Office Publications
ISBN 1903365295 ISBN13 9781903365298
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