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Airborne : a combat history of American airborne forces

Author: E M Flanagan
Publisher: [Novato, Calif.] : Presidio ; New York : Ballantine Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A history of American airborne troops traces their development from an experimental platoon in 1940 to a force of five divisions and several independent battalions and regiments.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: E M Flanagan
ISBN: 0891416889 9780891416883
OCLC Number: 49327051
Description: xxviii, 452 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Edward M. Flanagan, Jr.
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From the gliders of six regiments of American airborne infantry over Normandy to American airborne forces during the Gulf War, the combat history of these elite American soldiers makes for exciting  Read more...

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