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American Commando: Evans Carlson, His WWII Marine Raiders, and America's First Special Forces Mission

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Before the Green Berets...Before the Navy SEALs...Before the Army Rangers...There was the Long Patrol." November 1942: in the hellish combat zone of Guadalcanal, one man would make history. Lieutenant Colonel Evans Carlson was considered a maverick by many of his comrades-and seen as a traitor by some. He spent years observing guerrilla tactics all over the world, and knew that those tactics could be adapted effectively by the Marines. Carlson and an elite fighting force-the 2nd Raider Battalion-embarked upon a thirty ...

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American Commando: Evans Carlson, His WWII Marine Raiders, and America's First Special Forces Mission
2009, Nal Caliber, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780451226921

Hardcover

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