William Orlando Darby, A Military Biography, by Michael J. King
Book published by Archon Books in 1981, 219 pages. Hardback with Dust Jacket. (S5481)
From the front inside fly leaf: Led by the dauntless Willianm O. Darby, the elite fighting unit commonly known as Darby's Rangers battled suucessfully in the Second World War campaigns of North Africa, Sicily and Italy. These units, originally modelled on the British commandos, were trained in shock tactics, unconventional warfare, special weaponry, demolition operations behind enemy lines, and so on.
This book comines the biography of Darby himself with the study of this elite military unit in action during the Second World War, and is a must read for anyone interested in the events of the conflict, and especially the role of the American Rangers in it.....
Condition of the book is generally very good. The dust jacket has several scuffs and blemishes, and light nibbling and wear along the edges, but the black cover boards are clean and tidy, the spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.