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Author Melson, Charles D., author.

Title Operation Knight's Move [electronic resource] : German airborne raid against Tito, 25 May 1944 / Charles D. Melson.

Imprint Quantico, Va. : Marine Corps University Press ; 2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  D 214.2:T 53    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (73 pages) : illustrations, color maps.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Studies in Battle.
Studies in battle (Marine Corps University (U.S.). Press)
Note Title from title screen (viewed July 24, 2013).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 65-71).
Contents Preface and acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Knight's Move -- Origins of the raid -- The plan -- The airborne raid -- Partisan picture -- Execution, X-Day: 0700: Airborne assault wave reaches the objective ; 0930: Drvar occupied, main attempt to capture Tito ; 1000: Battle group moves to the southwest ; 1200: The second wave arrives ; 1800: Battalion withdraws to cemetery ; 2130: Cemetery position occupied -- Execution, X-Day plus 1: 0330: Enemy attacks repulsed ; 0600: Direct air support resumes ; 0700 to 1000: Link up with ground forces -- Analysis -- Appendix: 500/600th SS-Parachute Battalion chronology.
Subject Drvar, Battle of, Drvar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, 1944.
Waffen-SS. SS-Fallschirmjager-Bataillon 500.
Waffen-SS. SS-Fallschirmjager-Bataillon 600.
Yugoslavia. Jugoslovenska narodna armija.
Tito, Josip Broz, 1892-1980.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Added Author Marine Corps University (U.S.). Press, publisher.
Other Form: Print version: Melson, Charles D. Operation Knight's Move 9780160911408 (OCoLC)828028266
Gpo Item No. 0383 (online)
Sudoc No. D 214.2:T 53

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