Ultimate Special Forces

Ultimate Special Forces


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Ultimate Special Forces by Hugh McManners

A riveting exploration of the world's most highly trained military units, from the ancient Spartans to modern-day US Navy SEALs, Ultimate Special Forces offers over 700 illustrations of equipment and techniques used by today's special forces- from intelligence-gathering methods to special vehicles and survival gear. In-depth accounts of the background, organization, and landmark operations of famous military units such as the US's Delta Force and Britain's SAS make this gripping and essential reading for both casual readers and military history enthusiasts.

Author Biography: Hugh McManners, a former commando and defense correspondent for the London Times, has co-produced a number of television series and documentaries on military subjects. He is the author of many books, including Scars of War, and several successful DK titles, including The Outdoor Training Manual, Backpackers Handbook, and The Complete Wilderness Training Book.

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ISBN-13: 9780756618988
Publisher: DK
Publication date: 05/01/2006
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.54(d)

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Ultimate Special Forces 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
gekido More than 1 year ago
I am surprised at the level of detail that this book gets into - while it is a fairly thin book, relatively speaking, the pages are large and contains a ton of excellent quality images. Each page is packed with detail, breakdowns of historical missions and has a wealth of information about the equipment, techniques and tactics that special forces use on a daily basis. Well worth the purchase.