The Resource Special Forces Berlin : clandestine Cold War operations of the US Army's elite, 1956-1990, James Stejskal, (electronic resource)

Special Forces Berlin : clandestine Cold War operations of the US Army's elite, 1956-1990, James Stejskal, (electronic resource)

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Special Forces Berlin : clandestine Cold War operations of the US Army's elite, 1956-1990
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Special Forces Berlin
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clandestine Cold War operations of the US Army's elite, 1956-1990
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James Stejskal
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eng
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The massive armies of the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies posed a huge threat to the nations of Western Europe. U.S. military planners decided they needed a plan to slow the juggernaut they expected when and if a war began. The plan was Special Forces Berlin. Their mission should hostilities commence was to wreak havoc behind enemy lines, and buy time for vastly outnumbered NATO forces to conduct a breakout from the city. In reality it was an ambitious and extremely dangerous mission, even suicidal. Highly trained and fluent in German, each man was allocated a specific area. They were skilled in clandestine operations, sabotage, and intelligence tradecraft, and able to act as independent operators, blending into the local population and working unseen in a city awash with spies looking for information on their every move. Special Forces Berlin was a one of a kind unit that had no parallel. It left a legacy of a new type of soldier expert in unconventional warfare, one that was sought after for missions such as the attempted rescue of American hostages from Tehran in 1979. With the U.S. government officially acknowledging their existence in 2014, their incredible story can now be told
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Stejskal, James
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356.160973
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UA34.S64
LC item number
S74 2017ab
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history
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Read by Tim Campbell
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  • Campbell, Tim
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  • HISTORY / General
  • Special forces (Military science)
  • Cold War
  • United States
  • United States
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Special Forces Berlin : clandestine Cold War operations of the US Army's elite, 1956-1990, James Stejskal, (electronic resource)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 25 min.))
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online
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9781541478190
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Z100124015
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Special Forces Berlin : clandestine Cold War operations of the US Army's elite, 1956-1990, James Stejskal, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
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Downloadable audio file
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (11 hr., 25 min.))
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unknown
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online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781541478190
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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c
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digital
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5f816227-4b21-405c-ad48-9e1b4dfeb73c
Publisher number
Z100124015
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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(OCoLC)993509106
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