Classified: Special Operations Missions 1940-2010

Overview

An overview of the nature & unique challenges of Special Ops, including 20 scenarios & example unit organizations.
    A hugely versatile volume, Classified: Special Operations can be used to model Special Operations missions ranging from WWII Commando actions, through Special Forces missions in Vietnam, to SAS and Delta missions pulled directly from today's headlines.
    Recent events in the Middle East ...

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Overview

An overview of the nature & unique challenges of Special Ops, including 20 scenarios & example unit organizations.
    A hugely versatile volume, Classified: Special Operations can be used to model Special Operations missions ranging from WWII Commando actions, through Special Forces missions in Vietnam, to SAS and Delta missions pulled directly from today's headlines.
    Recent events in the Middle East have brought the necessity for and operations by Special Operations units into sharp focus, making this a highly topical work.
    Includes photos taken by troops on the ground.
    Classified: Special Operations conforms to the normal Force on Force rules, but zooms in on Special Operations tactics and missions in particular, opening up a whole new theater of desperate action and edge of the seat gaming to Force on Force gamers, regardless of their specific period of interest.

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"...provides a fine survey of special forces units and their operations, covers the strikes and strategies of different forces in different nations, and offers the latest companion for Force on Force, allowing wargamers full access to creating Special Operations scenarios. From historical scenarios to generic backgrounds, wargamers receive an in-depth review of missions and objectives in an outstanding guide recommended especially for Force on Force wargame players."
- The Midwest Book Review (May 2013)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781849087735
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 2/19/2013
  • Series: Force on Force Series
  • Edition description: Large Print
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 1,464,288
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Ambush Alley Games are the producers of fine historical, horror, and science fiction miniature games. Founded in 2007, this Oklahoma-based company captured the imaginations of modern military gamers with their flagship game, Ambush Alley, and followed up on that success with Ambush Z (a zombie & horror/survival game), various well-received historical expansions, and Force on Force, a rule-set for asymmetrical and kinetic warfare in the post-war to modern period.

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