Behind Enemy Lines by James Dean Sanderson

by Paul ⌂, Thursday, November 30, 2017, 13:37 (16 days ago)

Another good read. Just over half through so far, but he relates different episodes in WWII - even looking at Axis fighters. Courage is courage, no matter the nationality. One I'd never heard of was the human guided (as in rode on and steered by) torpedoes fielded (oceaned?) by the Italians. British canoeists, Norwegians on skis and a lot more as well.

The Italian frogmen were well ahead of anything the Allies

by John K., Thursday, November 30, 2017, 15:02 (16 days ago) @ Paul

were doing. In a typical how-to-get-it-done fashion, they had a group of guys off by themselves developing the technology.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Decima_Flottiglia_MAS

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