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We Led the Way: Darbys Rangers by  William O and William H Baumer Darby - Hardcover - Book Club Edition - 1980 - from The Bookworm and Biblio.com

We Led the Way: Darbys Rangers

by Darby, William O and William H Baumer

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Novato, California: Presidio Press, 1980. Hardbound . Book Club Edition. BINDING/CONDITION: red boards; a Very Good book, with a Good dust jacket. Includes a section of black and white photographs. The heroism of William Darby and his Rangers in World War II has become legend. Experts at amphibious landings, night attacks, and close combat, they led the assaulting troops in the initial North Africa landings. At Sorrento they stood off forces that outnumbered them by at least eight to one, and spearheaded the struggle at Anzio. This account was dictated, just a few months before Darby's death, to his friend General William H Baumer. Baumer has added background information about the war on Darby's life. Rear gutter code ''W25'' indicates a printing date of June, 1981. 8vo (about 8.5 inches tall) 199 pages.


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