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Special Forces Berlin

James Stejskal

Special Forces Berlin

clandestine Cold War operations of the US Army"s elite, 1956-1990

by James Stejskal

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Special forces (Military science),
  • Cold War,
  • Foreign relations,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJames Stejskal
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA34 .S64 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 333 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27232865M
    ISBN 10161200444X
    ISBN 109781612004440
    OCLC/WorldCa974913834

    This spring, Stejskal published a book called “Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the U.S. Army’s Elite, ,” about the secret unit with which he spent nine of. Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the US Army's Elite, - Ebook written by James Stejskal. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the US Army's Elite, 5/5(1).

    Special Forces Berlin relates the history of a little known and highly classified US Army Special Forces Detachment that was covertly stationed in Berlin, Germany from to , poised to act if war ever broke out between the West and the Soviet Union and its Range: $ - $ Special Forces Berlin left a legacy of a new type of soldier, expert in unconventional warfare, that was sought after for other deployments, including the attempted rescue of American hostages from Tehran in

    During the Cold War there was a U.S. Army Special Forces detachment stationed far behind the Iron Curtain in West Berlin. The extremely dangerous mission of these highly trained soldiers, should hostilities commence, was to wreak havoc behind enemy lines. The incredible story of this unit can now be told. The Brandenburgers (German: Brandenburger) were members of the Brandenburg German special forces unit during World War II. Originally the unit was formed by and operated as an extension of the military's intelligence organ, the s of this unit took part in seizing operationally important targets by way of sabotage and : Army.


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It left a legacy of a new type of soldier expert in unconventional warfare, one that was sought after for other deployments including the attempted rescue of American hostages from Tehran in /5(3).

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In addition to adding to the body of knowledge of the Cold War years, the author—himself a former Green Beret—has lifted the veil of secrecy surrounding an elite Special Forces organization.

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The never-before published pictures have been included in a new book, Special Forces Berlin, which details the clandestine Cold War operations of the US Army’s Elite between and The book is written by ex-soldier James Stejskal who served with the Berlin unit in the s and s for a total of eleven : Darren Boyle For Mailonline.

Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the US Army’s Elite, – James Stejskal (Casemate, ), pp., notes, timelines, appendices, bibliography, index. Reviewed by David A.

Foy. volume on the history of Special Forces Berlin (SF Ber-lin). Known by various names throughout its three-decade existence, the unit—initially known as “Det A” (unclassi-fied), formally the 39th Special Forces Detachment (then classified)—has been described by the former commander of the US Army Special Operations Command, Lt.

Gen. The plan was Special Forces Berlin. The first 40 men who came to Berlin in mid were soon reinforced by 60 more and these soldiers (and their successors) would stand ready to go to war at only two hours' notice, in a hostile area occupied by nearly one million Warsaw Pact forces, until /5().

Retired Special Forces soldier and former CIA agent James Stejskal was among among the members of Detachment A. He served in it for nine years and just wrote a book on the recently-declassified unit, called Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the U.S.

Army's Elite, Working behind enemy lines in an unconventional conflict is one of Author: Blake Stilwell. "Special Forces Berlin" book for $ Special Forces. The translation of the book into German is being done by Col Freidrich Jessonek, retired German Army guy. Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the US Army’s Elite, – has been released for publication as of 17 February Highly classified until only recently, two U.S.

Army Special Forces detachments were stationed far behind the Iron Curtain in West Berlin during the Cold War. Special Forces Berlin was a one of a kind unit that had no parallel. It left a legacy of a new type of soldier expert in unconventional warfare, one that was sought after for missions such as the attempted rescue of American hostages from Tehran in Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the US Army's Elite, James Stejskal: Books -   James Stejskal’s new book, “Special Forces Berlin,” should go into every serious military historian’s library, especially those focusing on special operations history.

Inwhen the first men arrived in Berlin from the Bavarian town of Bad Tölz, where they had been members of the 10th Special Forces Group, they carried standard U.S.

infantry arms: the M2 carbine, the M3 submachine gun and the MA1 pistol. His book, “Special Forces Berlin: Clandestine Cold War Operations of the U.S. Army’s Elite, ,” was published this year by Casemate Publishers, following a two-and-a-half-year effort Author: Drew Brooks.

This book tells the history of a unique US Army Special Forces Detachment and the men who served with it. Initially known as Detachment “A” - Berlin, it was stationed far behind the Iron Curtain in West Berlin, inside the Soviet-controlled German Democratic Republic.

This unit existed for one reason: to cause havoc behind the enemy’s lines. Special Forces Berlin (Hardcover) Clandestine Cold War Operations of the Us Army's Elite, By James Stejskal. Casemate, Publication Date: Febru Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (2/20/) MP3 CD (7/4/) Compact Disc (7/4/).

Special Forces Berlin | The massive armies of the Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies posed a huge threat to the nations of Western Europe. U.S. military planners decided they needed a plan to slow the juggernaut they expected when and if a war began.These non-fiction books are related to U.S.

and Foreign Special Forces in foreign wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Africa, Middle East, Central Asia, Central & South America and Europe. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book.Special Forces Berlin | It is a little-known fact that during the Cold War, two U.S.

Army Special Forces detachments were stationed far behind the Iron Curtain in West Berlin. The existence and missions of the two detachments were highly classified : Casemate.