Us World War II and Korean War Field Fortifications 1941-53 (Portable Document Format (PDF))

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By Gordon L. Rottman, Ian Palmer (Illustrator)
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The US Army and Marine Corps in World War II considered themselves highly mobile, offensive forces. This title addresses field fortifications built by US infantrymen during World War II and in Korea, and covers rifle-platoon positions, trenches, crew-served weapon positions, bunkers, dugouts, shelters, observation posts and anti-tank obstacles.

About the Author

Gordon L Rottman entered the US Army in 1967, volunteered for Special Forces and completed training as a weapons specialist. He served in the 5th Special Forces Group in Vietnam from 1969-70 and subsequently in airborne infantry, long-range patrol, and intelligence assignments until retiring after 26 years. He was a special operations forces scenario writer at the Joint Readiness Training Center for 12 years, and is now a freelance writer.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781849080286
ISBN-10: 1849080283
Publisher: Osprey Publishing (UK)
Publication Date: May 14th, 2014
Pages: 65
Language: English
Series: Fortress