Raiders Great Exploits of the Second World War

By: Laffin, John

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194 crisp white pp, bw photos interspersed throughout. This is an account of more than 20 daring military actions against targets carefully selected for their strategic or propaganda values. The cover photo of the LRDG men is more than brilliant, it's Chuchillian! CHAPTER HEADINGS are Raiders ‘Really Keen Men’, Inventing and training the Commandos, The Special Air Service, By Their Deeds Shall you know them, The Long Range Desert Group, Glider-borne Raiders at Eben Emael, May 1940, Commandos in the Arctic, 1941, Buccaneers of the SBS, Combined Operations Pilotage Parties Two Tobruk Raids, The Rommel Raid, Cyrenaica, 17/18 November 1941, The Great Raid on St Nazaire, 27 March 1942, The Bruneval Caper, ‘Pinprick Raids’ on the French Coast, 1942, Pacific Raiders, Cockleshell Heroes, Dieppe 18/19 August 1942, The Singapore Raids 1943-4, Australian Raiders Par Excellence, Italian Underwater Raiders, 1941-5, The Mussolini Snatch, 12th September 1943, The Raid on Amiens Prison 18 February 1944, Bibliography & Index Just a shade too much for a 500g satchel, why not add another to the bag & use up that postage.

Title: Raiders Great Exploits of the Second World War

Author Name: Laffin, John

Categories: - WORLD WAR II, WEAPONS, FIREARMS, WAR, MILITARY,

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing: 1999

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Excellent

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: 24cm

Seller ID: 010656

Keywords: Laffin Raiders War Desert Patrol Long Range,