From the author: "There has been placed into my hands certain facts and information concerning the planning, training, operations and social actions of Co. "A", 2nd Ranger Battalion. Armed with these, plus my own personal observations and memories, I am prepared to write the history of Able Company from the day the outfit left the States until the day of total capitulation of the Nazi Regime." Chapters include: the boat ride; Bude; Titchfield; Folkestone; Bude again; Assault Training School, Braunton Camp; Dorchester- staging area; Swanage; marshalling area; and invasion boat. Part 2 describes the Normandy Campaign, Brest Campaign, Arlon (Belgium), Esch (Luxembourg), and Raeren (Belgium). Part 3 details Germany- the Siegfried Line, Battle of the Bulge, crossing the Roer, from the Roer to the Rhine, and Rhine till V-E Day." This is a high quality reprint of the original 1948 study, but may contain minor imperfections from this reproduction of the typed archive copy. 210 pages. maps. ill.