British Parachutes: Special Forces by Jean-louis PerquinBritish Parachutes: Special Forces by Jean-louis Perquin

British Parachutes: Special Forces

byJean-louis Perquin

Paperback | January 20, 2016

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This is the first volume of a new collection dedicated to the evolution of techniques and materials used by special services and special forces.

In October 1940, the British Intelligence Service tested the lower filtration means in occupied France by parachuting blind man Phillip Schneidau near Montigny, on the edge of the forest of Fontainebleau.

The British parachute would then quickly establish itself as one of the main infiltration methods and was adopted by the Allies, including the American Operational Groups in Jedburgh, and OSS (Office of Strategic Services, the precursor of the CIA).

This study will focus on parachutes Type A and X. Its successor, the PX type, is also discussed and made to better understand the differences and developments.
Title:British Parachutes: Special ForcesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 20, 2016Publisher:Casemate IpmLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:2352504422

ISBN - 13:9782352504429