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The Ranger Force : Darby's Rangers in World War II

Author: Robert W Black
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, PA : Stackpole Books, 2009.
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The Darby's Rangers accompanied British commandos on the failed Dieppe Raid in August 1942, participated in Operation Torch in North Africa 3 months later, battled across Sicily the following summer,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William Orlando Darby; William Orlando Darby
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Black
ISBN: 9780811705219 0811705218
OCLC Number: 272305543
Description: x, 418 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Birth in War; The Men; Training; Dieppe: Background & Plan; Dieppe: The Battle; Dundee; Operation Torch: Background; Operation Torch: Execution; Algeria; Sened Station; El Guettar; Birth of the Ranger Force; Sicily: The Plan; Assault on Gela; Butera: The Eagle's Nest; Sicily: The 3rd Ranger Batallion at Licata; Sicily: Palermo to Messina; Salerno; The Winter Line: Venafro; Anzio: Prelude; Anzio: The Beachhead; Anzio: Planning the Breakout; Anzio: The Battle of Cisterna; Resistance; The 4th Fights On; Escape; Index.
Responsibility: Robert W. Black.

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