This is the best and longest-selling book on close combat in history. Reprinted and in current use by the U.S. Marine Corps as an official training manual, it details methods of self-defense, offensive close combat, combat shooting and crowd-control techniques in riot situations. Colonel Rex Applegate is widely regarded as the father of modern close combat and combat shooting, and this book is considered the standard by which all other books on the subject are judged.
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About the Author
Col. Rex Applegate was universally recognized as America's foremost authority on close combat with or without weapons.
Table of ContentsChapter 1 - Introduction to Unarmed Combat
Chapter 2 - Offensive Unarmed Combat
Chapter 3 - Defensive Unarmed Combat
Chapter 4 - Knife Attack and Defense
Chapter 5 - Combat Use of the Hand Gun
Chapter 6 - Combat Firing with Shoulder Weapons
Chapter 7 - Disarming
Chapter 8 - Prisoner Handling and Control
Chapter 9 - Raids and Room Combat
Chapter 10 - Training Techniques and Combat Ranges
Chapter 11 - Elementary Fieldcraft
Chapter 12 - Police Baton and Miscellaneous Weapons and Techniques
Chapter 13 - Chemical Munitions for Control of Mobs and Individuals
Chapter 14 - Civil Domestic Disturbances and Their Control
Chapter 15 - Communist Tactics and Strategy and Directing Mob Violence
Chapter 16 - The Professional Riot Control Unit
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Col. Applegate picks up in 'Kill or Get Killed' where W.E. Fairbairn left off in 'Get Tough.' Applegate's 'Kill or Get Killed' is the most complete manual of close combat techniques ever written, and is the classic reference for those whose lives may rely upon the methods taught within its pages. Applegate covers unarmed combat, use of the fighting knife, handgun and shoulder weapons, elementary fieldcraft, and riot control. This book will arm you with the most practical techniques to survive any situation where you must 'Kill or Get Killed.'