The vast number of written accounts studying the British Special Forces in the Second World War overlook the fact that the Germans were actually the first to utilize this unconventional style of warfare. Indeed, two days before the official declaration of war German commando units disguised as Poles had already seized key positions along the frontier, and for three years after this Admiral Canaris Brandenburgers, formed long before the British Commandos or American Rangers were dreamed of, played a key role in Hitler s ...

SS Kommando 2010, Pen & Sword Books

ISBN-13: 9781848842755

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