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Long range desert group

Author: W B Kennedy Shaw
Publisher: London : Greenhill Books ; Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2000.
Series: Greenhill military paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Throughout the fighting in North Africa in WWII, the Long Range Desert Group excelled in the role of special forces. Shaw served as an Intelligence Officer with this remarkable British unit, and in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Named Person: W B Kennedy Shaw; W B Kennedy Shaw
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W B Kennedy Shaw
ISBN: 1853674079 9781853674075
OCLC Number: 43441474
Notes: Originally published: Collins, 1945.
Includes index.
Description: xi, 260 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: Origins --
Preparation --
First sorties --
Murzuk --
The taking of Kufra --
"A" squadron at Siwa --
The Autumn Offensive, 1941 --
Raids from Jalo --
Siwa again --
Siwa, 'Alamein, Faiyum --
'Tulip, ' 'Daffodil, ' 'Snowdrop, ' 'Hyacinth, ' --
The road watch --
'Alamein to Gabes --
Appendices: Glossary, Roll of honour, Patrol commanders, Ration scale --
Maps: North East Africa, Egypt and Libya (Eastern section), Egypt and Libya (Western section).
Series Title: Greenhill military paperbacks.
Responsibility: W.B. Kennedy Shaw ; foreword by David Lloyd Owen.
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