History of War

OIL-DENIAL

“IN REALITY, HE WOULD BE SELECTING CASOC EMPLOYEES – ALL CIVILIANS – FOR TRAINING IN HOW TO DESTROY OR TEMPORARILY DISABLE THEIR OWN OIL INSTALLATIONS”

In times of war, the Royal Engineers often had to be as concerned with destroying things as with building them. This was most certainly the case with the oilfields of the Middle East.

As WWII raged into the summer of 1942, German forces were getting uncomfortably close to

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