Sunday, July 16, 2017
Storming Monte La Difensa: The First Special Service Force at the Winter line, Italy 1943, Bret Werner.
Covers two unusual topics - an attack on an Italian mountain other than Monte Cassino, and a joint US-Canadian Special Forces unit. This was the only time the First Special Service Force was used in a truly Special Forces role, and it performed brilliantly, successfully climbing a cliff behind the German position and attacking them from above, in an attack that resembles many later war movies! [read full review]