Indianapolis, IN: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1974. First Printing. 251, illus., references, biblio, index, slight soiling to fore-edge, DJ soiled & edges worn: sm tears, sm pieces missing, creases. The history of more than eighty elite units, including Merrills' Marauders, the French Foreign Legion, the Green Berets, the Commandos, the Waffen SS, and Rommel's Afrika Korps. In discussing the argument over creating a professional general staff in the U.S. in the late 19th century, the author states (p. 189) that only "Spanish ineptitude" in the Spanish-American War averted American defeat. Condition: very good, fair to good.
Keywords: Special Forces, Fr Foreign Legion, Green Berets, Commandos, Merrill's Marauders, Waffen SS, Afrika Korps, Spanish-Am War, Arab Legion