Overture to Overlord


Special Operations in Preparation for D-Day

By: Francis Mackay
Supplied by: Pen and Sword

Format: Hardback
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780850528923
Published: 22nd January 2002
RRP / Print Price: £19.99

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Overture to Overlord

The book describes the problems of instigating resistance in France and the slow development of the clandestine warfare and special operation forces, equipment, training, delivery, communication, command, control and intelligence techniques. It covers the wide variety of organisations involved including OSS, SAS, US Operational Groups, Polish 'Bardsea' teams, Jedburgh and Sussex teams, Inter-Allied Missions, MI9, Evasion and Escape Groups, Special duties/Carpet Bagger Air Delivery Squadron, The Secret Flotillas and Radio security and surveillance services. The book starts at close of Operation Dynamo and ends with Operation Titanic, the SAS deception ploys and the last of the pre-invasion activities.

 




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