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John B. Dwyer's Seaborne Deception: The History of U.S. Navy Beach Jumpers: PDF

By John B. Dwyer

ISBN-10: 027593800X

ISBN-13: 9780275938000

This publication is the background of the hugely expert officials and males who glided by the canopy identify seashore Jumpers. Their top-secret undertaking used to be to create and maintain the appearance army touchdown was once forthcoming at seashore A whilst actually U.S. allied troops might hit the shores a hundred miles away at seashore X. in the course of international conflict II, their strategies have been super winning in Sicily, Salerno, Southern France, and the Philippines. seashore Jumpers later served ashore and afloat in Vietnam. Their descendants, known as Fleet Tactical Deception teams, proceed their vital, hugely labeled paintings this present day. This paintings information the advance, significant operations, guns, and leaders of this deception group.

The seashore Jumpers all started as a naval activity team below the direct keep an eye on of the fleet commander. the gang consisted of experts, officials, and males, expert to behavior tactical hide and deception missions, to incorporate radio and radar countermeasures. this system was once initiated through Douglas E. Fairbanks, Jr., the motion picture actor and son of the silent-screen celebrity, who had studied on the HMS Tormentor complex education and Amphibious Operations Base then on the Commando education university, Ancharry fortress, Scotland. Dwyer's account follows the seashore Jumpers via education at Camp Bradford and Ocracoke and their first undertaking, Operation Husky, throughout the invasion of Sicily. debts are given of the invasion of Salerno and of operations on a couple of Mediterranean islands. moreover, Dwyer recounts the exploits of the seashore Jumpers within the Pacific theater of operations. half II lines the exploits of the seashore Jumpers and their descendants in Vietnam and through the post-Vietnam period. the amount comprises maps, images, and a diagram.

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