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The Close-Combat Files of Col. Rex Applegate
by Rex Applegate and Charles D. Melson and Chuck Melson


Overview - For more than 50 years, military history buffs and close-combat aficionados have been awaiting the true story of Colonel Applegate's experiences with the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and Military Intelligence Division (MID). Now this remarkable story is revealed.  Read more...

 
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More About The Close-Combat Files of Col. Rex Applegate by Rex Applegate; Charles D. Melson; Chuck Melson
 
 
 
Overview
For more than 50 years, military history buffs and close-combat aficionados have been awaiting the true story of Colonel Applegate's experiences with the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) and Military Intelligence Division (MID). Now this remarkable story is revealed. Find out how William Fairbairn, Eric Sykes, Wild Bill Donovan and Rex Applegate selected, trained and employed OSS and MID commandos during World War II. Learn the facts behind the development of point shooting, knife fighting, hand-to-hand combat and a staggering number of other fighting skills as taught by the top instructors of the era. Co-authored by the Marine Corps' chief historian, this book contains rare archival photos and the Colonel's original lesson plans.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780873649988
  • ISBN-10: 0873649982
  • Publisher: Paladin Press
  • Publish Date: September 1998
  • Page Count: 208


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