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Rottman, Gordon L.

Works: 304 works in 988 publications in 5 languages and 13,239 library holdings
Genres: History  Registers (Lists) 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Publications about Gordon L Rottman
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Most widely held works by Gordon L Rottman
World War II Pacific island guide : a geo-military study by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Covering all Pacific islands involved in World War II military operations, this book is a detailed source of information on virtually every geo-military aspect of the Pacific Theater
Okinawa 1945 : the last battle by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 252 libraries worldwide
"By the spring of 1945 the Allies were sweeping all before them in the Pacific War against Japan, and a series of victories had reclaimed many of the islands and territories seized by the Imperial Japanese forces in the early months of the war. The dark days of humiliating defeat were far behind the unstoppable Allied juggernaut - victory was now assured. The question was where the last battle would be fought. That place was the island of Okinawa. This book details the struggle for the island as US Marines and Army units battled determined Japanese defenders in the last battle of World War II."--Jacket
Korean war order of battle : United States, United Nations, and Communist ground, naval, and air forces, 1950-1953 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
16 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
Provides information on both Western and North Korean, Communist Chinese, and USSR combat units and major commands
U.S. Marine Corps World War II order of battle : ground and air units in the Pacific War, 1939-1945 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Provides detailed coverage of all organizational aspects of the Marine Corps units in World War II's Pacific Theater. Provides information on the units' functions, evolution, designation practices, tactical organization of combat units, and extensive statistical and technical data including maps. Also, provides an evolutionary study of the Marine Corps' wartime expansion and organization
US Army Special Forces, 1952-84 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
16 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 171 libraries worldwide
From its very inception the United States Army Special Forces has been enmeshed in controversy, its mission misunderstood to varying degrees, and its very existence opposed by some of the Army hierarchy. Nevertheless it continues to serve in a highly specialised role in all manner of differing conditions. There can be few better qualified to chronicle the history of this unique organisation than former Special Forces Group weapons specialist Gordon Rottman, whose expert knowledge is clearly evident in this authoritative text. This volume also contains 12 full page colour plates by one of the
US Army Rangers & LRRP Units, 1942-87 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Long Range Patrol; Long Range Recon. Patrol; Rangers
Armies of the Gulf War by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Osprey's examination of US troops during the Persian Gulf War (1990-1991). Besides continuing a long history of world-wide peacekeeping, the commitment of US troops to the Gulf reunified the country and restored a national pride lost in the aftermath of Vietnam. It also proved that the US armed forces were again the most capable military force in the world. This volume by veteran Osprey author Gordon L. Rottman focuses on the structure, equipment, effectiveness, and employment of the 680,000 coalition troops which fought in the Gulf War, covering not only the US forces, but also those of Britain, France, the Arab League and Iraq
U.S. Army Combat Equipments 1910-1988 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Polish and held by 121 libraries worldwide
U.S. Army Airborne, 1940-90 : the first fifty years by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Beskriver de amerikanske luftbårne tropper, herunder uniformer, materiel, udrustning m.m
German combat equipments 1939-1945 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
16 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 99 libraries worldwide
The field equipment of the German Army in World War II was closely related to that used throughout World War I and earlier, yet it was of relatively light weight, ruggedly constructed, well designed, functional, and generally of a high quality, though this deteriorated in the later war years. A high degree of design standardisation was maintained in most categories of equipment, though materials and their colours often varied widely. There were also many different specialisations for the various arms of service as well as theatres of combat, such as the Afrikakorps in the Western Desert. Th
The US Army in the Vietnam War 1965-73 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 88 libraries worldwide
"This book provides detailed information about how US Army units operated in America's longest war. Special Forces veteran Gordon L. Rottman examines the different types of infantry battalion and the units that supported them, their training, armament, equipment and organization down to platoon level. Aspects of the US Army's conventional and unconventional warfare doctrine are also addressed, along with how replacements were trained and integrated into units. Also considered are artillery, armored fighting vehicles, transport, logistics, the complex chain of command, and combat operations."--Jacket
Inch'on 1950 : the last great amphibious assault by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Koreakrigen 1950-1953. I september 1950 landsattes FN-tropper under kommando af general Mac-Arthur i den sydkoreanske by Inchon og besejrede de nordkoreanske styrker. I bogen beskrives operationen og de følger den fik for den videre krigsførelse
US Marine Corps Pacific theater of operations, 1944-45 by Gordon L Rottman( Book )
13 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Om det amerikanske marinekorps operationer i Stillehavet under 2. Verdenskrig i perioden 1944-45. Bogen beskriver organisation, taktik, våben og udrustning, troppeinddeling/order of battle, kommunikation og efterretningsvæsen, operationer og besættelsen af territorier erobret fra japanerne
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Alternative Names
Gordon L. Rottman Amerikaans essayist
Gordon Rottman
Rotmen, G.
Rottman, G.
Rottman, G. 1947-
Rottman, Gordon.
Rottman, Gordon 1947-
Ротмен, Г.
로트먼, 고든 L
ロットマン, G.
ロットマン, ゴードン
ロトマン, ゴードン・L
English (132)
Polish (5)
Spanish (5)
Italian (4)
Korean (2)
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