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Same as the Rangers Sticky before I get complaints!! :lol:

Please (only) post any suitable website or book links in this thread for easy reference by all those interested in all things FSSF. A quick comment on each book or website is allowed, but no long discussions - this thread is just meant as a simple reference thread.

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Well as no one else has said it....

The Supercommandos: First Special Service Force, 1942-1944

Robert Todd Ross

ISBN-10: 0764311719
ISBN-13: 978-0764311710

A truly excellent book.

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As mentioned "Supercommandos" Todd Ross

"Once Upon a Wartime" Peter Layton Cottingham

"The Force" Adna H. Underhill

"The Devil's Brigade" Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton

"Black Devil Brigade" Joseph Springer

"A Perfect Hell" John Nadler

"From Tommy Gun and Stilletto to Cloak and Dagger" Dennis W. Andrews

"Snow Plough and the Jupiter Deception" Kenneth H. Joyce

"Countdown to Cassino the battle of Mignano Gap" Alex Bowlby

"The Black Devils" Ray Routhier

A section in "First Airborne Task Force" De Trez

"We Move Only froward" James A. Wood

And last but not least the BIBLE "The First Special Service Force" Robert D. Burhans

These are just books from my own collection, there are others...And ofcourse Osprey have brought out a booklet, their ok for a wargamers painting guide (even then offtimes wrong) I have several booklets from this company ranging from ancient Celts up to modern times, and have had the chance to have a brief glimpse at this and if you are gonna base your impression of a forceman (indeed any unit, army, wotever) your really scraping the barrell...

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The Light Hearted soldier by Herb Peppard

A Commemorative History First Special Service Force July, 1942 -January, 1945 ...FSSF Association

The Early Days of the Force by Bill Story available online:

http://www.thedropzone.org/training/story.html

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G.I series of books-

AMERICAS COMMANDOS.US SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES OF WW2 AND KOREA by Leroy Thompson


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A few of the books formentioned by mr jumpwings i have purchased and read and make very interesting reading about a group of men that are not put about in hollywood films...
a recomended read .

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Just finished "We Only Move Forward"...Very interesting read....

Anyone else read it?

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that's my next lecture. My body lend it to me.
The author is from here and this book was his thesis (master I think).
He is not quite happy with the turn out of it. I guess the editor screwed things up a bit...


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Just got a 1st edition 1966 of "The Devil's Brigade" Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton ". for $10 :shock:


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Bilko wrote:
Just got a 1st edition 1966 of "The Devil's Brigade" Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton ". for $10 :shock:


got a 1970's one for 50p.... :lol:

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got one for free!
wait my friend lend it to me... but it still count right?


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I look at it this way,how many pints of beer is that?..so i don't have out for a day :wink: :D Any way its as old as me :wink:


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One of my friend has a 1st edition book of the bible (Robert D. Burhans) has a typo on the cover page. instead of saying : CANADA (in the arrowhead) it says: CANANDA!!!
are your original the same?


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Mines is....


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jumpwings wrote:
Bilko wrote:
Just got a 1st edition 1966 of "The Devil's Brigade" Robert H. Adleman and Col. George Walton ". for $10 :shock:


got a 1970's one for 50p.... :lol:

Corgi,1968 edition,20p years ago :)
Just finished re reading it again,darn,what a bunch of guys....

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