Symposium on the Role of Airpower in Counterinsurgency and Unconventional Warfare

Unconventional Warfare in the Mediterranean Theater

by A. H. Peterson, E. E. Conger, George C. Reinhardt

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A description of three types of unconventional warfare operations conducted in the Mediterranean theaters during World War II, with emphasis on the roles that airpower performed. The operations were: (1) air drops to partisans and underground elements; (2) French underground (Maquis) activities; (3) liaison with Yugoslav partisans.

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