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World War II Secret Operations Handbook

How to Sabotage the Nazi War Machine

By Chris Mann, Stephen Hart

127 x 178 mm, 320 pages, 120 artworks, 9781908273147, £14.99, Paperback, Amber Books
15 March 2012

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  • 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

    The World War II Secret Operations Handbook lets you in on the skills and tricks used by the British Special Operations Executive, the US 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 blew 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.

    About the Authors
    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, particularly British and German operations during World War II.

    Dr Chris Mann completed his PhD thesis at King’s College, London, and is a Senior Lecturer at the War Studies Department of the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. He is an editor and author of more than 20 years’ experience who writes on defence and military topics, with a specialism in the history of World War II.

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