American heroes in Special Operations by Oliver North; Chuck Holton

By Oliver North; Chuck Holton

Show description

Read Online or Download American heroes in Special Operations PDF

Similar intelligence & espionage books

Green Warriors: Army Environmental Considerations for Contingency Operations from Planning Through Post-Conflict

This learn assesses no matter if military coverage, doctrine, and tips competently handle environmental actions in post-conflict levels of contingencies. A evaluation of coverage, doctrine, operational event, and documentation, in addition to interviews with military body of workers, exhibits that environmental matters may have major affects.

Exploring Terrorist Targeting Preferences

Governments spend billions to guard opposed to terrorism. may possibly it support to appreciate what al Qaeda might in attaining with each one particular assault? This ebook examines a variety of hypotheses of terrorist focusing on: is it (1) to coerce, (2) to wreck economies, (3) to rally the trustworthy, or (4) a call left to associates?

Panzer Operations: The Eastern Front Memoir Of General Raus, 1941-1945

Drawing from post-war studies commissioned by way of U. S. military intelligence, international conflict II historian Steven H. Newton has translated, compiled, and edited the conflict bills of 1 of Germany's most interesting panzer commanders and a talented tactician of tank battle. all through many of the conflict, Erhard Raus used to be a hugely revered box commander within the German-Soviet conflict at the japanese entrance, and after the battle he wrote an insightful research of German approach in that crusade.

Additional resources for American heroes in Special Operations

Sample text

There is no shock absorber. On suitable ground and from a low altitude, "provisions bombs" may be dropped without parachutes. Even ordinary sacks of provisions are so dropped. q. Heavy Equipment Dropped by Parachute Much heavy parachute-borne equipment may be thrown out the door of the Ju-52, with or without a special container. Bicycles, stretchers, small flame-throwers, mines, large mortars, light artillery pieces, and perhaps motorcycles may be dropped. The 28/20-mm AT gun, model 41,2 has been dropped complete and ready for action, on wheels, in a container.

This altitude, under normal conditions and with the loaded DFS-230 glider, would permit a gliding range of about 8 to 10 miles. However, all estimates as to gliding ranges are very uncertain, and subject to revision. Init per min) Take-off distance (ft) Ju-52--fuel, 530 gals plus 1-ton payload. 1 Glider DFS-230_ . 1, 110 1, 410 -------- Mean speed with Rlder (in mph) and altitude (in ft) 850 100/5,000 750 . 2, 700 350 1, 000 110/ 610 340 990 110/5,000 160 380 468 110/5,000 2, 760 900 500 140/10,000 2, 310 980 520 140/10,000 Ju-52--fuel, 530 gals: 1 Glider DFS-230___ 3 Gliders DFS-230___--_ --Ju-52--fuel, 1,060 gals: 1 Glider DFS-230 _ 3 Gliders DFS-230 2 Ju-52-fuel, 1,060 gals each.

H. Gas Mask Of normal type, this is carried in a special canvas container. The new gas mask (Gas'maske 40) is made of pure and very strong rubber. An antigas cape of oilcloth is also taken. i. Identifications The parachutist's badge, worn low on the left breast, is a diving eagle, golden-colored, in a wreath of oak and bay of oxidized silver color; the eagle holds a swastika in its claws. ) This badge is not worn except at home stations. An identity disc is carried; but pay-books (Soldbiicher) are handed in on leaving home stations, and 28 ENEMY AIR-BORNE FORCES a camouflaged identity card (Tarnausweis or Feindflugausweis) is taken instead.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.61 of 5 – based on 12 votes