With 6th Airborne Division in Palestine 1945-48
By (author) Dare Wilson
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With 6th Airborne Division in Palestine 1945-48 by Dare Wilson
Book DescriptionThe 6th Airborne Division was a major element of the British Security Force in Palestine between September, 1945 and May 1948. Faced with the unenviable task of upholding the law in a lawless country, the individual British soldier had to face continual opposition from a hostile Jewish community. This story is described by General Wilson, then a Major, who served with the division during this period.The mission of British forces was simply to keep the peace. To achieve this goal, the 6th Airborne Division conducted a variety of counter-insurgency operations in both urban and rural environments. These operations were designed to locate illegal arms caches, limit Jewish-Arab violence and capture dissidents who had attacked British positions. The destruction of the King David Hotel, the most famous terrorist attack of the Mandate period, is treated in great detail. With 6th Airborne Division in Palestine 1945 48 is a tribute to the British soldier. It is also an excellent case study in unconventional warfare. It will be of great interest to any student of the intricate problem that Palestine presents."
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781844157716
(234mm x 156mm x 33mm)
Imprint: Pen & Sword Military
Publisher: Pen & Sword Books Ltd
Publish Date: 22-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dare Wilson
Tempting the Fates, Paperback (February 2016)
An action-packed memoir covering fighting in WW2, Korea and numerous other 'small' wars.
General's Game Book, Hardback (July 2013)» View all books by Dare Wilson
Superb sporting anecdotes compiled over 85 years. Covers field sports all over the world in peace and war (WW2, Palestine and Korea). Also skiing, cresta and free fall parachuting (world record holder)
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