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6 edition of Darby"s Rangers found in the catalog.

Darby"s Rangers

we led the way

by William Orlando Darby

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Published by Presidio in Novato, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • Mediterranean Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Darby, William Orlando.,
    • United States. Army. Ranger Battalion, 1st -- History.,
    • United States. Army. Ranger Battalion, 3rd -- History.,
    • United States. Army. Ranger Battalion, 4th -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Mediterranean Region.

    • Edition Notes

      Previously published as: We led the way, 1980.

      StatementWilliam O. Darby, William H. Baumer.
      ContributionsBaumer, William Henry, 1909-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD769.31 1st .D37 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 198 p. :
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1724454M
      ISBN 100891414924
      LC Control Number92028137
      OCLC/WorldCa26351706

      I have seen the movie Darby's Rangers many times and I am always moved by the events that crippled the Rangers in Italy. The lead actor and his top Sgt were the kind of people I would like to serve with. The book, much more in depth as to the actual events as recorded by O'Darby himself is a vivid recollection of events, battles and extra /5(16). THE EARLY RANGERS The history of the U.S. Ranger did not begin with Robert Rogers in the s. Units specifically designated as Rangers and using Ranger tactics were employed on the American frontier as early as The Rangers of Captain Benjamin Church brought the Indian Conflict known as "King Phillip's War" to a successful conclusion in.

      Get this from a library! We led the way: Darby's Rangers. [William Orlando Darby; William H Baumer] -- "This is Darby?s own story of those climactic days, as dictated, just a few months before his death, to his friend General William H. Baumer. Baumer has added background information about the war and. The book, much more in depth as to the actual events as recorded by O'Darby himself is a vivid recollection of events, battles and extra ordinary men. The descimation of the battalion and subsequent death of Col Darby makes him a larger than life person. The Rangers, now a permanent part of the US Army continue to carry the spiirt of the Rangers/5(17).

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Taylor, you will see why the Rangers have become one of the U.S. Army's elite fighting groups. Discover their roots from the early days of Darby's Rangers through WWII and Korea.

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