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Out of the Blue: U.S. Army Airborne Operations in World War II

Huston, James A.

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ISBN 10: 0911198318 / ISBN 13: 9780911198317
Published by Purdue University Studies, West Lafayette, IN, 1972
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Hardcover in dust jacket. First printing of first edition, from Purdue University Studies (1972). Book is clean and solid in blue cloth boards. "Discard" stamp on front free endpage. Corners are sharp and pages are clean. Price-clipped dust jacket in intact, with light wear along edges, a chip at top, and a tape repair over the chip. Photo illustrations. 327 pp. including index. In protective Mylar. Bookseller Inventory # 87040

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Title: Out of the Blue: U.S. Army Airborne ...

Publisher: Purdue University Studies, West Lafayette, IN

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition.

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Beginning with a case study of the greatest airborne operation of the war, the 1944 invasion of Holland, Huston examines the inception, organization, training, equipment, strategies, Allied cooperation, and overall effectiveness of the airborne in the total war effort. Operations in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, Southern France, the Pacific, and the Far East are discussed.

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