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Shock troops : the history of elite corps and special forces

Author: David C Knight
Publisher: New York : Crescent, [1983] ©1983
Series: A Bison book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses elite corps such as the U.S. Marines, the French foreign legion, the British SAS, the Waffen-SS, the Commandos, and the U.S. Rangers.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David C Knight
ISBN: 0517380005 9780517380000
OCLC Number: 10256101
Notes: "A Bison book."
Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: The early elitists --
War in the trenches --
Kinghts of the air --
The Commandos --
The Waffen --
Rangers, marines and marauders --
Flying Tigers and Kamikazes --
Korea and Algeria --
The Green Berets --
The Special Air Service.
Series Title: A Bison book.
Other Titles: History of elite corps and special forces
Responsibility: David C. Knight.

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Discusses elite corps such as the U.S. Marines, the French foreign legion, the British SAS, the Waffen-SS, the Commandos, and the U.S. Rangers.

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