Rangers at Dieppe: The First Combat Action of U.S. Army Rangers in World War II
Spencer, Jimmie W., Army
Varied Fare Rangers at Dieppe: The First Combat Action of U.S. Army Rangers in World War II. Jim DeFelice. Berkley Caliber. 300 pages; black-and-white photographs; index; $24.95.
Two years before the now famous World War II D-Day invasion, a small group of U.S. Army Rangers participated in an amphibious assault on the German-held French port of Dieppe. The raid, a combined CanadianBritish assault, included 50 Rangers who, despite the fact that their combat training was not yet complete, would be thrust into the crucible of the battle. It was a disaster.
Rangers at Dieppe by Jim DeFelice is the story of this little-known raid and the courageous men who fought and died on …
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Publication information: Article title: Rangers at Dieppe: The First Combat Action of U.S. Army Rangers in World War II. Contributors: Spencer, Jimmie W. - Author. Magazine title: Army. Volume: 58. Issue: 9 Publication date: September 2008. Page number: 110+. © Association of the United States Army Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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