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Special Operations Forces in the Cold War

Special Operations Forces in the Cold War (Paperback)

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Leroy Thompson documents the various airborne, infantry, recon and amphibious sectors as they have grown in response to conflicts in Vietnam, the Middle East, Latin America, and to the increasing threat of terrorism on the home front. More than 100 rare and unusual photographs cover the uniforms, equipment and insignia of formations such as Ranger battalions; LRRP units; Special Forces Groups (Airborne); USAF combat control teams; pararescuemen and PJs; Navy Seals; Marine Recons and Delta. Leroy Thompson is a respected author and expert on special operations and the world's elite forces. Other books in the G.I. Series: 1. THE WAR IN EUROPE 2. BLUECOATS 3. LONGKNIVES 4. BILLY YANK 5. JOHNNY REB 6. THE WAR IN THE PACIFIC 7. OVER THERE! 8. THE U.S. ARMY TODAY 9. THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS 10. PATTON'S THIRD ARMY 11. REDLEGS 12. SOUND THE CHARGE 13. GRUNTS 14. FIX BAYONETS 15. UNCLE SAM'S LITTLE WARS 16. CUSTER AND HIS COMMANDS 17. HELL ON WHEELS 18. THE FALL OF FORTRESS EUROPE 19. TERRIBLE SWIFT SWORD 20. AMERICAN INDIANS 21. THE MARINES IN WWII 22. SCREAMING EAGLES 23. THE WAR IN KOREA 24. MEN OF THE MIGHTY EIGHTH 25. AMERICA'S COMMANDOS 26. DISTANT THUNDER 27.


History & PoliticsMilitary StudiesMilitary life & institutions Publisher: Greenhill Books Publication Date: 08/05/2002 ISBN-13: 9781853675065  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Leroy Thompson is a respected author and expert on special operations and the world's elite forces. He has a number of publications to his credit including The Hostage Rescue Manual, and America's Commandos in the GI Series. He lives in Manchester, MO.

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