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  • Korean War Order of Battle: United States, United Nations, and Communist Ground, Naval, and Air Forces, 1950-1953by Gordon Rottman

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 132.00

    Using historical files kept by each of the armed services and nations involved in the Korean War, Rottman provides information on unit backgrounds, organization, manning, periods of service, insignia, weapons, casualties, and major commands including the Western, North Korean, Communist Chinese, and USSR forces. The United Nation's first military... more...

  • Mobile Strike Forces in Vietnam 1966-70by Gordon Rottman

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95

    US Army Special Forces performed a wide variety of missions in Vietnam, many of them unique. From 1964, Mobile Strike Forces were formed to ensure reinforcement was immediately available to the fortified camps that protected local villages from Viet Cong exploitation, and also conducted border surveillance, infiltration interdiction, raids, and combat... more...

  • US Airborne Units in the Mediterranean Theater 1942-44by Gordon Rottman

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95

    This book is the first of three to examine the genesis, organization and operational deployment of the US airborne divisions in World War II. It discusses early airborne units, detailing how and why they were formed. Task organization for combat, details of attached units, tactics, and weapons and equipment are examined, together with command relationships.... more...

  • Japanese Army in World War II: The South Pacific and New Guinea, 1942-43by Gordon Rottman

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95

    The 1941 Japanese Pacific onslaught saw the defeat of Allied forces on all fronts, with the Philippines, Netherlands East Indies, and Commonwealth possessions falling under their control. During 1942-43, the Japanese consolidated their gains and redeployed forces in an attempt to break the Southern Lifeline between America and Australia. These plans... more...

  • Japanese Army in World War II : Conquest of the Pacific 1941-42by Gordon Rottman

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95

    The Japanese conquest of the Pacific comprised of a complex series of widely scattered operations; their intent was to neutralize American, Commonwealth, and Dutch forces; seize regions rich in economic resources; and secure an outer defense line for the 'Greater Southeast Asia Co-prosperity Sphere'. This book, the first of several covering the Imperial... more...

  • US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1941-43by Gordon Rottman

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95

    The outbreak of World War II set in motion a massive expansion of the United States Marine Corps, leading to a 24-fold increase in size by August 1945. This book is the first of several volumes to examine the Corps's meteoric wartime expansion and the evolution of its units. It covers the immediate pre-war period, the rush to deploy defense forces... more...

  • US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1943-44by Gordon Rottman

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95

    By January 1944 the US Marine Corps had grown to a total of 405,169 personnel, comprising 28,193 officers, 10,723 officer candidates, and 366,353 enlisted men. The Fleet Marine Force now had two amphibious corps, four divisions, a separate infantry regiment, 19 defense battalions, and numerous support and service units. Following on from Battle Orders... more...

  • US Marine Corps Pacific Theater of Operations 1944-45by Gordon Rottman

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95

    In late 1944 the US Marine Corps prepared for the toughest battles of the war. It had grown to 35,598 officers, 5,384 officer candidates, and 366,353 enlisted Marines, totaling 431,573 personnel, and now comprised of two amphibious corps, six divisions, 26 non-divisional artillery battalions, and numerous support and service units. Following on from... more...

  • US Airborne Units in the Pacific Theater 1942-45by Gordon Rottman

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95

    This book examines the wide variety of airborne units that served in the Pacific Theater. Among the units covered are the 12,000-strong 11th Airborne Division; the elite 1st Special Service Force; the 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment (Separate); and the 1st Marine Parachute Regiment. The nature of the enemy and the terrain in the PTO, and long distances... more...

  • The US Army in the Vietnam War 1965-73by Gordon Rottman

    Osprey Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 15.95

    This book provides detailed information about how US Army units were organised and operated in America's longest war. Vietnam Special Forces veteran Gordon L Rottman examines the different types of infantry battalions and the units that supported them, their training and organisation down to platoon level. Aspects of the US Army's conventional and... more...