The Resource Of courage and determination: : the first special service force, "the Devil's Brigade", 1942-44, (ebook)

Of courage and determination: : the first special service force, "the Devil's Brigade", 1942-44, (ebook)

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Of courage and determination: : the first special service force, "the Devil's Brigade", 1942-44
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Of courage and determination:
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the first special service force, "the Devil's Brigade", 1942-44
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  • First Special Service Force, "the Devil's Brigade", 1942-44
  • Devil's Brigade, 1942-44
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eng
Summary
An Allied unit comprised of Canadian and American troops, the First Special Service Force or "Devil's Brigade" struck fear into the very heart of the Axis. In the dark, early days of the Second World War, the Allies found themselves with their backs against the wall. With their armies, tactics, doctrine, and equipment in tatters, the Allies turned to special operations forces to carry the fight to the Axis enemy until their conventional forces could be built up once again. Specially selected and trained, these forces struck fear into the hearts of the enemy. One such unit, the First Special Service Force (FSSF) or Devil's Brigade, was created for a hazardous mission in Norway. This unique formation was composed of both Americans and Canadians who served side by side without distinction of nationality. A killer elite, the FSSF consistently demonstrated courage and determination and earned itself an unrivaled combat record at Monte la Difensa and Anzio in Italy and in the invasion of southern France
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Midwest
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1959-
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Horn, Bernd
Dewey number
940.54/1271
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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1953-
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  • Wyczynski, Michel
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  • Allied Forces
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Combined operations (Military science)
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adult
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Of courage and determination: : the first special service force, "the Devil's Brigade", 1942-44, (ebook)
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unknown
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781459709669
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11826417
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remote
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11826417
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MWT11826417
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Of courage and determination: : the first special service force, "the Devil's Brigade", 1942-44, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781459709669
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11826417
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11826417
System control number
MWT11826417
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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