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The World War II Secret Operations Handbook

Chris Mann

Stephen Hart

The World War II Secret Operations Handbook lets you in on the skills and tricks used by the British SOE (Special Operations Executive), the US OSS (Office of Strategic Services), the French Maquis, and other special forces in combat in... Read moreRead less

The World War II Secret Operations Handbook lets you in on the skills and tricks used by the British SOE (Special Operations Executive), the US OSS (Office of Strategic Services), the French Maquis, and other special forces in combat in Europe, Africa and Asia between 1939 and 1945. Learn how to rig up a makeshift radio, how to pass undetected in enemy territory, how to live off the land and make shelter, and how to work as a sniper. Learn how operatives blow up bridges, roads, railways and arms depots and how they work with the local resistance.

Presented in a handy pocket-size format, The World War II Secret Operations Handbook takes the reader from arrival in enemy territory through survival, accomplishing a mission and finally ensuring sound exit strategies. The book also includes a number of sidebars on real life secret operations from World War II.

With more than 120 black-&-white artworks and with easy-to-follow text, The World War II Secret Operations Handbook is an excellent guide to the techniques and skills used by the men and women of the special forces, techniques that are as relevant today as they were in 1945.

SAS and Elite Forces Guide series

Format: 178 x 127 mm
Extent: 320pp
Word count: 45,000
Illustrations: 150 black-&-white artworks

Chris Mann

Chris Mann is a Senior Lecturer at the Dept of War Studies, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, UK. He is the author of several books on World War II and elite forces. He lives in London.

Stephen Hart

Dr Stephen Hart is a Senior Lecturer with special responsibilities at the Department of War Studies, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He has been published widely on military history topics... Read moreRead less

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