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Rottman, Gordon L.

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Works: 74 works in 205 publications in 1 language and 2,229 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Military history  Juvenile works 
Classifications: PE3727.S7, 427.09
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Publications about Gordon L Rottman
Publications by Gordon L Rottman
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FUBAR : soldier slang of World War II by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 215 libraries worldwide
FUBAR: F***ed Up Beyond All Recognition is a compact dictionary which takes a frank look at the Commonwealth, American and German slang used by the men on the ground and shows how, even in the heat of action, they somehow managed to retain their sense of humour, black though it might have been. - Publisher
Infantry tactics of the Second World War by Stephen Bull( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Regardless of technological and doctrinal advances, final mastery of any battlefield ultimately depends upon the tight-knit group of soldiers trained to direct fire, move, take ground and hold it. This book examines the infantry combat methods of World War II. It draws on the training manuals of the time and first-hand accounts of frontline action and covers the organization and tactics of squad, platoon, company and battalion. It identifies the differences between German, American, British and Japanese approaches and demonstrates how these evolved in the face of changes in the battlefield environment. Motorized infantry tactics are also covered together with each army's responses to the continuously growing challenge and shifting patterns of anti-tank combat and combined operations with armor. -- Publisher description
U.S. Army Airborne, 1940-90 : the first fifty years by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 102 libraries worldwide
Beskriver de amerikanske luftbårne tropper, herunder uniformer, materiel, udrustning m.m
World special forces insignia by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
4 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
There exists among the world's armies a proliferation of special forces groups. Today's smaller armies, especially those of developing nations, demand maximum efficiency in force structure and employment. Mountain, jungle, arctic and desert areas require special purpose units trained, conditioned, and equipped to master these environments. This volume by ex-weapons specialist in the US 7th Special Forces Group, Gordon L. Rottman, details the insignia of a myriad of special forces groups from all parts of the globe, from Portugal's Commando Regiment to the North Yemen 'Al Mithalaat' Brigade, with a wealth of illustrations and photographs, including 12 full page colour plates by Simon McCouaig
North Vietnamese Army soldier, 1958-75 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Commonly mistaken for the locally raised Viet Cong, the NVA was an entirely different force, conducting large-scale operations in a conventional war. Despite limited armour, artillery and air support, the NVA were an extremely politicized and professional force with strict control measures and leadership concepts. Gordon Rottman follows the fascinating life of the highly motivated infantryman from conscription and induction through training to real combat experiences. Covering the evolution of the forces from 1958 onwards, this book takes an in-depth look at the civilian and military lives of
World War II battlefield communications by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
"Perhaps the biggest difference in the fighting between the two world wars lay in the invention of the man-portable radio that allowed for a greater degree of tactical coordination than ever before. Gordon L. Rottman provides an informative study of the use of small radios, field telephones, signal flares and ground-to-air signaling that revolutionized the battlefield"--Publisher's description
Viet Cong fighter by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
An enemy in the shadows, the Viet Cong was the military arm of the National Liberation Front, the Communist Party of the Republic of Vietnam. Often working with the North Vietnamese Army, they were a constant factor amid the rice paddies and battlefields throughout the war. Despite fighting an enemy with overwhelming firepower and resources, they ingeniously made use of the local environment and resources to wage war. Gordon L Rottman uses rare photographs and artwork to paint vivid portraits of these determined guerrilla warriors, discussing their initial training, their unique motivation, extensive political and psychological indoctrination, and the brutal reality of combat experience
The most daring raid of the Civil War : the great locomotive chase by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Describes the Union military raid of a locomotive, riding it from Georgia to Tennessee and destroying the railways as they traveled, and details what happened to the raiders and the impact the raid had on the Civil War
The rocket propelled grenade by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Osprey's new Weapon series provides a highly-detailed yet affordable overview of the development, use, and impact of small arms throughout history - from the sword to the machine gun.Learn the surprising truths behind one of modern warfare's most popular and controversial firearms. Developed immediately after World War II, the RPG-series have proved to be simple, flexible, and powerful devices, which have had an impact far beyond original expectations. Track its development and deployment firsthand, from the Vietnam hills to the streets of modern Baghdad.Gordon Rottman provides a detailed analysis of perhaps one of the most important weapons to be developed in the 20th century. He has been at the receiving end of the RPG-2 and RPG-7 as well as firing them himself, providing personal testament to the effectiveness with which they accomplished their missions. This in-depth coverage is well-accompanied by Ramiro Bujeiro's battlescene artwork and Tony Bryan's cutaway illustrations
US helicopter pilot in Vietnam by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Beretter om den amerikanske anvendelse af helikoptere under Vietnamkrigen
The great locomotive chase : the Andrews' raid, 1862 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
In April 1862, 20 Union soldiers crossed Confederate lines to steal a locomotive called the General and destroy a critical Confederate supply line. In the aftermath half the team was executed; the half that escaped received the newly established Medal of Honor
US combat engineer, 1941-45 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
"At its peak in World War II, the United States Army contained over 700 engineer battalions, along with numerous independent brigades and regiments. The specialized soldiers of the Engineers were tasked with a wide variety of crucially important tasks including river bridging, camouflage, airfield construction, and water and petroleum supply. However, despite their important support roles, the engineers were often employed on the front lines fighting beside the general infantry in the desperate battles of the European theatre. This book covers the role of these soldiers, from their recruitment and training, through their various support missions and combat experiences, forming an account of what it was truly like to be a combat engineer in World War II"--Publisher's description
German combat equipments 1939-1945 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
3 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Undetermined and English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
The Cabanatuan prison raid : the Philippines 1945 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
2. Verdenskrig Filippinerne 1945. Om to enheder af USAs hær 6. Ranger Bataljon og 6. Armés Opklaringsenhed (the Alamo Scouts) og deres operation for at undsætte og befri 500 amerikanske, britiske og hollandske krigsfanger, der opholdt sig i en krigsfangelejr nær byen Cabanatuan nord for Manila på hovedøen Luzon. De to hærenheders operation blev støttet af filippinske guerillaenheder
Vietnam airmobile warfare tactics by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Beretter om udviklingen af den amerikanske doktrin om anvendelsen af helikopterbårne hærstyrker og beskriver den taktik, der blev anvendt under Vietnamkrigen
World War II Axis booby traps and sabotage tactics by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
A comprehensive study of World War II's battlefield booby traps, using information from rare wartime intelligence publications to identify, illustrate, and describe that tactics of German and Japanese saboteurs. Examining all aspects of this subject, from the devices to the sophisticated techniques of placing and finding them as well as the hidden risks faced by soldiers throughout the course of war
World War II US armored infantry tactics by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
2. Verdenskrig. Redegørelse for samvirket mellem amerikanske kampvognsenheder og panserinfanterienheder herunder organisationen af panserdivisionen og panserinfanteribataljonen og den anvendte taktik, der i den amerikanske hær blev udviklet under krigen for at bringe amerikanske kampenheder på linie med især de tyske enheder, efter mange dårlige amerikanske kamperfaringer under krigens første år
US airborne units in the Pacific Theater 1942-45 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Beretter om amerikanske luftbårne enheder og deres indsats under Stillehavskrigen i perioden 1942-45
Soviet field fortifications, 1941-45 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
From June 1941, the Soviets were forced to undertake large-scale defensive operations in the face of the overwhelming German blitzkrieg assault, operations which ran counter to their preference for highly mobile, offensive warfare. Lessons were quickly learned across a wide variety of terrain and climates, including the open steppes, dense forests, wooded swamps, cities, and in snow and ice, where the availability of construction materials differed greatly. The first to cover this topic in the English language and containing detailed information about the trenches, bunkers, observation posts and weapon positions, this book examines field fortifications built from local materials by infantrymen, as well as their use of mines, field camouflage techniques, and construction tools. It provides a first fascinating insight into Russian defensive attempts against the overwhelming might of the German Army
World War II combat reconnaissance tactics by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Rottman, G. 1947-
Rottman, Gordon.
Rottman, Gordon, 1947-
Ротмен, Г.
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