US Paratrooper 1941–45 cover

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In Sicily, Normandy, and in the frozen hills of the Ardennes, America's airborne warriors proved themselves some of the toughest and most determined soldiers of World War 2. What made these soldiers so special? How were they recruited, how did they learn to jump and fight? What special tactics and equipment did they use? This title looks at what it was like to be one of the United States' airborne elite, through the experiences of the soldiers themselves. It is the story of the men who invariably led the way; the soldiers who flew to battle and walked home.

Product details

Published Oct 20 2012
Format Ebook (PDF)
Edition 1st
Extent 64
ISBN 9781782005612
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 48 b/w; 14 col
Series Warrior
Short code WAR 26
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Mike Chappell

MIKE CHAPPELL comes from an Aldershot family with…

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