Book Review: Osprey Warrior series; US Army Paratrooper in the Pacific Theater 1943-45

The Warrior series is a good companion to the Battle Orders series. Almost a must have as these go through the more soldier eye view of the units involved. The books always start with training and then move to actual combat. These will also have more of the uniforms and equipment covered, as well a …

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Book Review: Osprey Battle Order series US Airborne Units

Some reference material for WWII Airborne stuff. As you can see I'm missing one still. But as the European Theater is pretty thoroughly covered as is I haven't been in a rush. This series focuses on unit organization and operations more that uniforms/equipment like the other ones. These cover the unit and squad organizations and …

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Book Review: US Marine Corps Scout Sniper World War II and Korea

This is one of the best resources I have found. "US Marine Corps Scout Sniper; WWII and Korea" by Peter Senich. It is a wealth of well researched info on the history and equipment of USMC snipers in that time period. Probably the most valuable is the Korean War section as that war is criminally …

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