Combined Operations. Prepared for the Combined Operations Command

H.M.S.O. Combined Operations. Prepared for the Combined Operations Command.

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H.M.S.O. Combined Operations. Prepared for the Combined Operations Command. London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1943.

8vo. Original printed stapled wraps; pp.144; wrappers with a few folds, ownership inscription to title-page; otherwise very good.
First edition, published mid-war. Commando Units 'raided coastal areas of enemy occupied territories from northern Norway to south west France, causing the Germans to reinforce their coastal defences including the deployment of thousands of additional troops taken from other duties. Special Forces, including the Special Boat Service (SBS) and Special Air Services (SAS), took the Commando concept to a new level for clandestine operations behind enemy lines' (combinedops.com).

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