The Frogmen of World War II

af Chet Cunningham
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As countless battlefronts in the Pacific, African, and European theaters called for direct amphibious assaults against islands and beachheads, a small corps of exceptionally skilled fighting men was formed -- the U.S. Navy underwater warriors. Beginning in 1943, these men undertook never-before-attempted missions ranging from eye-to-eye recon of enemy-held positions to staging the demolition of shoreline obstacles and clearing the way for landing craft. Here, in their own words, are the true stories of these aquatic commandos, whose daring exploits and bravery would pave the way for thousands of American fighting men around the globe -- and whose recolitionary training and fighting methods would evolve into the modern specail forces known as the Navy SEALs.

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Bogtype
E-bog
Forlag
Pocket Books
ISBN
9781416595809

Genrer
Militærhistorie
Historie
Flådestyrker og krigsførelse
Militær- og flådefartøjer
2. verdenskrig