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Overture to Overlord: Special Operations in Preparations for D-Day

Francis MacKay

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ISBN 10: 0850528925 / ISBN 13: 9780850528923
Published by Pen & Sword / Leo Cooper, 2005
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Title: Overture to Overlord: Special Operations in ...

Publisher: Pen & Sword / Leo Cooper

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good

Edition: 1St Edition - may be Reissue.

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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 organizations 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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Francis Mackay has previously written Asiago in the Battleground series. He lives in Scotland

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