United States Military Special Operations Groups

The United States of America has many groups of special military operations groups. The USA military forces are considered as the best in the world. Each particular group performs different functions from the other groups. American military special forces are termed as the best on the planet. USAF Pararescuemen, PJ This is a special US air force pararescuemen and is mandated to rescue the aircrew members who are either injured or downed as a result of unfavourable environments. They are also trained to provide the necessary medical treatments such as the first aid to ensure the injured individuals are somehow safe before taking them to hospitals for treatment. US Army 75th Ranger Regiment The elite infantry unit is also referred to as the Rangers; it has headquarters situated at the Benning, GA. This unit comprises of a single Special Troops Battalion and other three exceptional operations battalions, which receive training skills which are required for carrying out a variety of different specialized missions. The three battalions are frequently used and assume shifts twisting into the Ranger Ready Forces where they…

More about author of The Story of Operational Group II

“With his detailed reconstruction of the formation, training and deployment in battle of OSS Operational Group II, Bob Perdue has written a well deserved homage to this little-known group of Greek-American soldiers. At the same time he has unearthed a fascinating episode of the Second World War, describing the intricacies of fighting behind enemy lines in Greece, the sometimes delicate relationship between Allied soldiers and Greek guerrilla partisans, and the spectacular results achieved by the OSS sabotage teams. The men of OG II came from different backgrounds and their life stories are as captivating as their courage and stamina in combat. Well-written and meticulously researched, this book makes a very good read.” Karel, Editor of After the Battle magazine “A masterfully researched book. Robert Perdue adds an important missing piece to the history of World War II.” Thomas, Syndicated Columnist “An important contribution to the history of the Office of Strategic Services, forerunner of U.S. Special Operations Forces that today wear the OSS spearhead as their insignia. OSS founder General William Donovan chose this symbol to represent his belief that…

Behind the Lines in Greece

Greece was divided into multiple city States as Athens and Sparta. All these cities had different kind of government, dialect (they were speaking a common language that slightly changed depending on the area), army, law, education, and etc. 1. Education One difference that stands out is in the field of education. Basic Education in Athens aimed to deliver a balanced human being. The emphasis on education is art, music, and science. Athens wants to make its citizen can be ensured in various fields. Meanwhile, Basic Education in Sparta is determined by political circumstances. The students will be able to be great and loyal to the country. 2. Government Most of the time these city-states fought against each other because of their differences. Sparta and Athens had two completely different governments. Spartans were known for their ability to fight and their braveness. The Athens Government led by one person in the head of Government. While on the other hand, the Spartans do lead by two leaders. Sparta made the military system became the rule in their government, while Athens embraced a…