This new work represents the author's life-long research into this enigmatic and complicated subject. Peter Taylor has meticulously tracked down 400 colour images which, combined into one volume, make this the most definitive book ever to be published on Special Forces Insignia.It covers all the Commando battalions, SBS, SAS, LRDG, Popski's Private Army, the Parachute Regiment, the FANY, the Chindits, SOE, Phantom, Merill's Marauders, US Airborne, US Rangers, Canadian and Australian Parachute Regiment and many others.
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Lavishly illustrated, this work will prove an essential reference work and companion guide. OCAD MILITARIA COLLECTORS RESOURCES A superb catalogue detailing the insignia of those wartime units, particularly the British ones, which may be labelled as Special Forces; including the Parachute and Glider Pilot Regiments, Commandos, Special Air Service, and the various raiding forces which operated in Europe and the Far East. The Special Operations Executive, Polish Parachute Brigade, and the US Airborne and Rangers are also discussed. Clear and original colour examples of practically every conceivable insignia type, worn at any time during the war by any branch of the above formations is included, together with numerous carefully selected wartime photographs to show how they were properly applied to uniforms. A first class reference guide. Pegasus Archive http://www.pegasusarchive.org/
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Description du livre Pen & Sword, 2000. Hardcover. État : New. N° de réf. du libraire DADAX0850525829