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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..

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..

Handbook For Rebels And Outlaws

Pub Date : 2008-12-03 | Author : Mark Mirabello | Publisher : Mandrake of Oxford

ISBN 10 : 1906958009
ISBN 13 : 9781906958008

This is a book about freedom. Written for intellectual swashbucklers -- men and women who are radicals in politics and infidels in religion -- warriors who hammer the stake of fear..

World War Ii Winter And Mountain Warfare Tactics

Pub Date : 2013-04-20 | Author : Stephen Bull | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781782009412
ISBN 13 : 1782009418

The twentieth century saw an unprecedented emphasis on fighting in all terrains, seasons and weather conditions. Such conditions made even basic survival difficult as subzero tempe..

The Hand Grenade

Pub Date : 2015-02-20 | Author : Gordon L. Rottman | Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781472807366
ISBN 13 : 1472807367

Allowing the user to inflict damage on his opponent within throwing range without leaving cover, the portable, lethally efficient hand grenade is a ubiquitous weapon of modern warf..