World War II River Assault Tactics Book Brief
|Date of Review||November 2013||Title||World War II River Assault Tactics|
|Author||Gordon L. Rottman||Publisher||Osprey Publishing|
|Format||64 pages, softbound||MSRP (USD)||$18.95|
Rottman discusses WWII ETO river crossing equipment and tactics in the 195th volume of Osprey's "Elite" series. Coverage demonstrates how armies prepared for such risks. And figure painters craving ideas will enjoy Peter Dennis' wonderful color plates. Another exceptional Osprey addition!
- Improvised Means of Crossing
- Engineer Boats
- Engineer Bridge Units
- Bridging Equipment
- Emplacing Bridges
- The Contested River Crossing
- Defense of a River Line
- Conduct of the Assault Crossing
- Select Bibliography
My sincere thanks to Osprey Publishing for this review sample!