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We led the way : Darby's Rangers

Author: William Orlando Darby; William H Baumer
Publisher: San Rafael, Calif. : Presidio Press, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is Darby?s own story of those climactic days, as dictated, just a few months before his death, to his friend General William H. Baumer. Baumer has added background information about the war and on Darby?s life, plus a summary of the exploits of other Ranger units"--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, American
Named Person: William Orlando Darby; William Orlando Darby
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Orlando Darby; William H Baumer
ISBN: 0891410821 9780891410829
OCLC Number: 5992593
Description: xii, 198 pages, [10] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : Darby's early days --
North African spearhead : Arzew, November 1942 --
Training in northern Scotland : June-September 1942 --
Dieppe and training at Dundee : August-October 1942 --
Tunisian combat : February-March 1943 --
THe Battle of El Guettar : March 1943 --
Landings in Sicily : July 1943 --
To Messina : July-August 1943 --
Sorrento : Salerno's left flank : September 1943 --
Up the "Boot" to Venafro : October-December 1943 --
Landing at Anzio : 22 January 1944 --
Cisterna : death at dawn : 29 January 1944 --
The Rangers live on --
Epilogue : Darby's later assignments.
Responsibility: William O. Darby, William H. Baumer.

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"This is Darby?s own story of those climactic days, as dictated, just a few months before his death, to his friend General William H. Baumer. Baumer has added background information about the war and on Darby?s life, plus a summary of the exploits of other Ranger units"--Jacket.

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