Special Forces Bible

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The Special Forces Bible is the inside guide to the operations, training, and equipment of the world's military elite. Special Forces are elite military highly-trained teams from the army, navy, or air force, who are recruited to take on the most dangerous confidential missions. Trained to exacting standards, they are prepared for anything, anytime, anywhere.

This book details over 80 specialized tactics that the forces employ to carry out their duties: arming and disarming ...

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Overview

The Special Forces Bible is the inside guide to the operations, training, and equipment of the world's military elite. Special Forces are elite military highly-trained teams from the army, navy, or air force, who are recruited to take on the most dangerous confidential missions. Trained to exacting standards, they are prepared for anything, anytime, anywhere.

This book details over 80 specialized tactics that the forces employ to carry out their duties: arming and disarming bombs underwater; defensive and offensive driving; free-falling from airborne helicopters; and HALO parachuting from planes 35,000 feet (11,000 m) in the air. The topics cover include attack skills and artillery, defensive and offensive driving, tracking and survival tactics, and infiltration and extraction by air, land, and sea.

With real-life cases and illustrations, this book blows the lid on the forces' demanding search and rescue missions and covert operations. The Special Forces Bible is the inside guide to the operations, training, and equipment of the world's military elite.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780785829850
  • Publisher: Book Sales, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/20/2013
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 307,939
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 7.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Alexander Stilwell is an experienced writer and editor specializing in military history and current affairs. He spent six years in the British Territorial Army, where he gained invaluable training in survival skills, first-aid procedures, and escape and evasion techniques. He is the author of The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques, which has sold nearly 50,000 copies in the United States and Canada. His previous books include:• The Encyclopedia of the WorldÆs Special Forces (Spellmount, 2003)• Special Forces in Action (Pen & Sword / Potomac Books, 2007)• SAS and Elite Forces Guide to Knots (Lyons Press, 2012)• SAS and Elite Forces Guide to Crisis Survival (Amber, 2010)• The Elite Forces Manual of Mental and Physical Endurance (St MartinÆs Press, 2006)• Survival Techniques (Lyons Press, 2000)• The Encyclopedia of Tanks and Armoured Fighting Vehicles (Ed. Christopher F. Foss, Spellmount, 2003)• JaneÆs Personal Combat Equipment (JaneÆs Information Group, several editions)
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