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Behind the Lines: The Oral History of Special Operations in World War II

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This is the story of special operations in the second world war as it has never been told before-directly by those who took part.

Compiled from interviews, diaries, letters and contemporaneous first-person accounts-many unpublished until now-this oral history follows the adventures of the courageous men and women who volunteered for service with the Untied States' Office of...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published November 4th 2002 by St. Martin's Press (first published July 11th 2002)
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Anne Barwell
This was an interesting collection of true stories from people who worked behind the lines in World War II. There was a good mix of antedotes, some amusing, some very much not so, but all very insightful in regard to the day to day training and then into the field.

I'd highly recommend it, especially if you're interested in this time period as these are not the stories that are usually in the history books but it's the people who made the difference right down at ground zero level.
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