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Close-Combat Files Of Col. Rex Applegate

by Rex Applegate, Charles D. Melson
     
 

This is the remarkable story of how Col. Rex Applegate, William Fairbairn, Eric Sykes and Wild Bill Donovan trained and employed OSS and MID commandos during WWII. Includes the facts behind the development of point shooting, knife fighting, hand-to-hand combat and a staggering number of other fighting skills as taught by the top instructors of the era. Contains

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This is the remarkable story of how Col. Rex Applegate, William Fairbairn, Eric Sykes and Wild Bill Donovan trained and employed OSS and MID commandos during WWII. Includes the facts behind the development of point shooting, knife fighting, hand-to-hand combat and a staggering number of other fighting skills as taught by the top instructors of the era. Contains rare archival photos and the Colonel's graphic original lesson plans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873649988
Publisher:
Paladin Press
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.46(w) x 10.92(h) x 0.29(d)

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Col. Rex Applegate was universally recognized as America's foremost authority on close combat with or without weapons.

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