FBI Hostage Rescue & SWAT Teams

FBI Hostage Rescue & SWAT Teams

by Jim Whiting


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Even the most rigorous training would not prepare young readers for the sheer amount of intel they will uncover about six of the most secretive U.S. Special Forces. Each title covers the chronology of the special ops force and supplements the main narrative with "Force Fact" sidebars about such topics as weaponry, facilities, and popular culture references. From historical missions and controversial calls to details about equipment and selection processes, this series aims to inform! This title provides a chronological account of the American special forces unit known as FBI S.W.A.T., including key details about important figures, landmark missions, and controversies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781628320480
Publisher: Creative Company, The
Publication date: 01/27/2015
Series: U.S. Special Forces Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 636,501
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 1220L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

Hostages and Handcuffs 11

Making the Cut 19

The Call Comes in, and HRT Goes Out 27

HRT and Swat in Action 35

Glossary 46

Selected Bibliography 47

Websites 47


Index 48

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