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Published by Presidio Pr .
Written in English


  • Land forces & warfare,
  • Military - General,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Special Forces,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military History - World War II

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9386448M
ISBN 101853670243
ISBN 109781853670244

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Apr 13,  · 'The Long Range Desert Group disbanded at the end of the war and they have been lost to history so this book is really to make people aware of . Books on LRDG 1. Readily available Long Range Desert Group (Osprey New Vanguard) order Jenner and List's book is a perfect starting point for research into LRDG's history. It offers a concise overview of the Group's tactics, detailed descriptions of various pieces of equipment, short bios of important people in LRDG history and a. Jul 17,  · Bagnold called the unit the Long Range Desert Group – and it would become a vital part of the 8th Army's desert operations. Here, writer and historian Gavin Mortimer shares the formation of the innovative unit and explores their missions in the heart of the Libyan desert Author: Elinor Evans. The unit became operational on 10 December as an 8th Army Special Forces unit. After the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) and the Special Air Service (SAS), PPA was the last and smallest of the three main irregular raiding, reconnaissance and intelligence Branch: British Army.

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