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World War Ii Allied Sabotage Devices And Booby Traps

Pub Date : 2013-02-20 | Author : Gordon L. Rottman | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472801623
ISBN 13 : 1472801628

Following Churchill's directive to 'set occupied Europe ablaze,' the SOE and later its American sister organization, the OSS, were deployed across the continent. Outnumbered, surro..

World War Ii Axis Booby Traps And Sabotage Tactics

Pub Date : 2011-10-20 | Author : Gordon L. Rottman | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781780961439
ISBN 13 : 178096143X

Booby traps laid by troops in war zones in World War II are largely neglected in histories and memoirs, and rarely examined in detail. Yet for a soldier, the threat of booby traps ..

Soviet Field Fortifications 1941 45

Pub Date : 2012-12-20 | Author : Gordon L. Rottman | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781782008675
ISBN 13 : 1782008675

From June 1941, the Soviets were forced to undertake large-scale defensive operations in the face of the overwhelming German blitzkrieg assault, operations which ran counter to the..

World War Ii River Assault Tactics

Pub Date : 2013-09-20 | Author : Gordon L. Rottman | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781780961101
ISBN 13 : 1780961103

On the major European and Russian fronts throughout World War II, the challenge of crossing rivers under fire was absolutely central to any advance. The Panzers that crossed the Me..

Gunboats Of World War I

Pub Date : 2015-04-20 | Author : Angus Konstam | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472805003
ISBN 13 : 1472805003

Naval action in World War I conjures up images of enormous dreadnoughts slugging it out in vast oceans. Yet the truth is that more sailors were killed serving on gunboats and monit..

Soe Agent

Pub Date : 2008-11-18 | Author : Terry Crowdy | Publisher : Osprey Publishing

ISBN 10 : 1846032768
ISBN 13 : 9781846032769

Osprey's study of Special Operations Executive (SOE) agents during World War II (1939-1945). On average an SOE agent would be dead within three months of being dropped in the field..

Chinese Warlord Armies 1911 30

Pub Date : 2012-02-20 | Author : Philip Jowett | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781780964690
ISBN 13 : 1780964692

Defeated in the Sino-Japanese War 1894Â?95 and the Boxer Rebellion of 1900, Imperial China collapsed into revolution and a republic was proclaimed in 1912. From the death of the f..